This is a short reflection I gave for a pastors’ luncheon. I talk about Isaiah seeing the Lord in Isaiah chapter 6 and what that GLORY was all about. You’ll notice the abrupt ending. It’s all about awe here, leaving the application for everyone to go figure out for themselves.
What if we considered ourselves a praise factory? What if the Church was a factory for God’s praise? When we praise God, we celebrate His person, presence, and actions. One Hebrew word for this is Halal, which means to shine and boast, all in one.
I love the way that twice, in the opening chapter of the Gospel of Luke, there is wonder and awe at God. First from Zechariah, Zechariah said to the angel, “How can I be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is old as well.” (Luke 1:18 NET) Then from […]