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Glory of Jesus Christ

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Jesus Christ’s radiance and splendour reflects the glory of the Father, and is both revealed to and reflected in the lives of believers.

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Jesus Christ’s glory existed before the incarnation

John 17:5 NKJV
And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
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Jesus Christ’s glory is God’s glory

God’s glory is reflected in Jesus Christ

Hebrews 1:3 NKJV
who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
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Jesus Christ brings glory to his Father

John 14:13 NKJV
And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
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The Holy Spirit glorifies Jesus Christ

John 16:14 NKJV
He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you.

Jesus Christ’s glory is revealed on earth

Through his miracles

John 2:11 NKJV
This beginning of signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory; and His disciples believed in Him.
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To his disciples

Luke 9:28–32 NKJV
Now it came to pass, about eight days after these sayings, that He took Peter, John, and James and went up on the mountain to pray. As He prayed, the appearance of His face was altered, and His robe became white and glistening. And behold, two men talked with Him, who were Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of His decease which He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem. But Peter and those with him were heavy with sleep; and when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men who stood with Him.
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In his death and resurrection

One of the major themes of John’s Gospel is that Jesus Christ is glorified through his death and resurrection.
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The glory of the exalted Christ

His appearance

Revelation 1:13–16 NKJV
and in the midst of the seven lampstands One like the Son of Man, clothed with a garment down to the feet and girded about the chest with a golden band. His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and His eyes like a flame of fire; His feet were like fine brass, as if refined in a furnace, and His voice as the sound of many waters; He had in His right hand seven stars, out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword, and His countenance was like the sun shining in its strength.
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He receives glory from all creation

Revelation 5:13 NKJV
And every creature which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, I heard saying: “Blessing and honor and glory and power Be to Him who sits on the throne, And to the Lamb, forever and ever!”
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Jesus Christ’s glory will be revealed at the second coming

Matthew 16:27 NKJV
For the Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each according to his works.
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Jesus Christ’s glory is shared by believers

As they become like him

2 Corinthians 3:18 NKJV
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.
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At the end of time

1 Corinthians 15:49 NKJV
And as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly Man.
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