Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.
Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night. They will serve as signs for festivals and for days and years.
They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so.
The day is Yours, also the night; You established the moon and the sun.
He made the great lights: His love is eternal.
the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal.
the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.
I form light and create darkness, I make success and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.
[I pray] that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.
For you were once darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Walk as children of light--
So we have the prophetic word strongly confirmed. You will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp shining in a dismal place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
We all, with unveiled faces, are reflecting the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.
Then Moses said, "Please, let me see Your glory."
He said, "I will cause all My goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim the name Yahweh before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."
But He answered, "You cannot see My face, for no one can see Me and live."
The LORD said, "Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock,
and when My glory passes by, I will put you in the crevice of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by.
Then I will take My hand away, and you will see My back, but My face will not be seen."
The LORD came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed [His] name Yahweh.
Then the LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed: Yahweh-- Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth,
maintaining faithful love to a thousand [generations], forgiving wrongdoing, rebellion, and sin. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children and grandchildren to the third and fourth generation.
So I gaze on You in the sanctuary to see Your strength and Your glory.
Let Your work be seen by Your servants, and Your splendor by their children.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, and His robe filled the temple.
Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
And one called to another: Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of Hosts; His glory fills the whole earth.
It will blossom abundantly and will also rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, the splendor of Carmel and Sharon. They will see the glory of the LORD, the splendor of our God.
And the glory of the LORD will appear, and all humanity will see [it] together, for the mouth of the LORD has spoken.
For look, darkness covers the earth, and total darkness the peoples; but the LORD will shine over you, and His glory will appear over you.
Jesus said to her, "Didn't I tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?"
But Stephen, filled by the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven. He saw God's glory, with Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and he said,
"Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son desires to reveal Him."
The Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We observed His glory, the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Isaiah said these things because he saw His glory and spoke about Him.
Jesus said to him, "Have I been among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
Don't you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me? The words I speak to you I do not speak on My own. The Father who lives in Me does His works.
who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage.
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation;
He is the radiance of His glory, the exact expression of His nature, and He sustains all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you concerning things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Angels desire to look into these things.