Why is the Glory of God Important?

The bible says a lot about the Glory of God.  It is especially clear that God’s glory should be important to us.  In fact, there are at least 29 reasons why we must capture a vision of the Glory of God:

  1. so that we will fear the Lord (Acts 12:23, Rev 14:7)
  2. so that we will know God (Jn 1:14, Heb 1:3)
  3. so that we will be saved (2 Cor 4:4-6)
  4. so that we will believe (Jn 2:11)
  5. so that we will repent (Rev 16:9)
  6. so that we will be a part of his Kingdom (Dan 7:13-14, Mt 16:27)
  7. so that we will not be punished (Jer 13:16, Lk 9:26, Rev 16:9)
  8. so that we will work for God’s purpose (Isa 48:11)
  9. so that we will fulfill our purpose (Isa 43:7)
  10. so that we will trust the bible (1 Pt 1:11)
  11. so that we will worship (Ps 106:20, Rom 1:23)
  12. so that we will treasure Christ (Mt 13:44, Rev 4:11)
  13. so that we will be glorified (2 Cor 3:18)
  14. so that we will be humble (Rom 3:23)
  15. so that we will be just (James 2:1)
  16. so that we will suffer well (1 Pt 4:13-14)
  17. so that we will endure (1 Pt 1:7, Col 3:4, Rom 8:18, 2 Cor 4:17)
  18. so that we will be strong (1 Pt 5:10, Eph 3:16)
  19. so that we will walk in newness of life (Rom 6:4)
  20. so that we will be thankful (2 Ch 7:3)
  21. so that we will love another (Rom 15:7)
  22. so that we will share the gospel (Col 1:27)
  23. so that we will see others saves (1 Ch 16:10,24)
  24. so that we will serve others (2 Tim 2:10)
  25. so that we will sing praise (Ps 66:2)
  26. so that we will pray (Ps 79:9)
  27. so that we will speak truth (Jn 7:18)
  28. so that we will love God more than man (Jn 12:43)
  29. so that we will understand nature (Ps 19:1)
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