We discover Glory through seeing Jesus’ return to heaven.
How the king rejoices in your strength, O Lord! … For you have … withheld nothing he requested. (Psalm 21:1-2NLT)
Following his crucifixion, Jesus returns with joy at God’s victory. All has been done, not by superman Jesus but, in divine partnership with God.
You have endowed him with eternal blessings and given him the joy of your presence. For the king trusts in the Lord. (Psalm 21:6-7NLT)
This glorious life of faith, hope and love is beyond anyone but for his eternal blessings of grace given to those who trust him.
You welcomed him back … You placed a crown of finest gold on his head. (Psalm 21:3NLT)
Like Jesus, we receive the victor’s crown after faithfully running the race set before us. Faith meets our weakness!
He asked you to preserve his life, and you granted his request. The days of his life stretch on forever. (Psalm 21:4NLT)
Hope looks above the crisis to a sovereign Lord- the adventure of an eternal exploration of the infinite God.
Your victory brings him great honor, and you have clothed him with splendor and majesty. (Psalm 21:5NLT)
God clothes us with the fruit of the Spirit; a love which exudes splendour and honour.