Seeing and Experiencing the Glory of God in the Building of God (the Gospel of John)

In the gospel of John we see the glory of God in the building of God – first, the glory of God was manifested in Christ, the tabernacle of God with man, and then we were included in the divine-human incorporation in Christ’s resurrection! The governing vision in this book is life and building; life […]

Learning from History to Forsake Idols and be Built Together to have the Glory of God

The glory of the Lord is with His people, in His dwelling place, but when there are idols in the house of God, the glory of God withdraws step by step, leaving first the temple, then the city, and finally the people. Ezekiel witnessed this. The history of the glory of God being with His […]

God’s Economy is to have the Temple of God Filled with the Glory of God for Eternity

From the beginning to the end of the Bible the divine revelation is progressive, and in the last book of the Bible we see the consummation of the divine revelation and of God’s economy, the New Jerusalem. What does God want to obtain, how does He obtain it, what does He do to obtain it, […]

A Panoramic View of the Glory of God in the Economy of God: We are Destined to Glory

The New Jerusalem has the glory of God as its content, and it expresses God by shining Him out to the entire universe (Rev. 21:10-11). The glory of God is intrinsically related to the economy of God. In His economy, God wants to make the same as He is in life and nature (but not […]

The New Jerusalem has the Glory of God; Today the Church should Have God’s Glory

The New Jerusalem has the glory of God (Rev. 21:10-11). The whole city is filled with God and expresses God to the uttermost. God Himself is the light, the Lamb is the lamp, and the entire city has the glory of God. This means that the New Jerusalem fully expresses God, being a vessel that […]

college-age conference testimony – our enjoyment of Christ is for the building up of God’s dwelling place

In this past college age conference in London I was impressed with the fact that our enjoyment of Christ is not for ourselves only, but for the building of God’s dwelling place! O Lord, save me from being limited in my small heart! Enlarge me to have Your heart and be one with You! I […]