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Dec 14: Jesus Christ, Glory of


Discussion

  • After reading these verses, how would you define Christ’s glory?
  • How did experiencing Christ’s glory help Moses?
  • How does Doctrine and Covenants 93:36-40 help you understand the glory of God, and how you can acquire his glory today?
  • Take a few minutes and share glory (praise) for each member of your family.
  • Additional Resources

    • Light the World Day 14
    • Scriptures from the Topical Guide

      Jacob 4:4
      4 For, for this intent have we written these things, that they may know that we knew of Christ, and we had a hope of his glory many hundred years before his coming; and not only we ourselves had a hope of his glory, but also all the holy prophets which were before us.
      Ex. 33:18
      18 And he said, I beseech thee, shew me thy glory.
      Ex. 40:34
      34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
      Isa. 6:3
      3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.
      2 Ne. 16:3
      3 And one cried unto another, and said: Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of Hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.
      Isa. 40:5
      5 And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
      Isa. 60:2
      2 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
      Ezek. 1:28
      28 As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.
      Zech. 2:5
      5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.
      Matt. 16:27
      27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.
      Matt. 17:2
      2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
      Matt. 24:30
      30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
      JS--M 1:36
      36 And, as I said before, after the tribulation of those days, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken, then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven, and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn; and they shall see the Son of Man coming in the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory;
      John 1:14
      14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
      John 17:5
      5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
      2 Pet. 1:17
      17 For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
      Rev. 1:14
      14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
      1 Ne. 22:24
      24 And the time cometh speedily that the righteous must be led up as calves of the stall, and the Holy One of Israel must reign in dominion, and might, and power, and great glory.
      2 Ne. 1:15
      15 But behold, the Lord hath redeemed my soul from hell; I have beheld his glory, and I am encircled about eternally in the arms of his love.
      D&C 93:11
      11 And I, John, bear record that I beheld his glory, as the glory of the Only Begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth, even the Spirit of truth, which came and dwelt in the flesh, and dwelt among us.
      2 Ne. 33:11
      11 And if they are not the words of Christ, judge ye—for Christ will show unto you, with power and great glory, that they are his words, at the last day; and you and I shall stand face to face before his bar; and ye shall know that I have been commanded of him to write these things, notwithstanding my weakness.
      Alma 5:50
      50 Yea, thus saith the Spirit: Repent, all ye ends of the earth, for the kingdom of heaven is soon at hand; yea,
      the Son of God cometh in his glory, in his might, majesty, power, and dominion. Yea, my beloved brethren, I say unto you, that the Spirit saith: Behold the glory of the King of all the earth; and also the King of heaven shall very soon shine forth among all the children of men.
      Alma 9:26
      26 And not many days hence the Son of God shall come in his glory; and his glory shall be the glory of the Only Begotten of the Father, full of grace, equity, and truth, full of patience, mercy, and long-suffering, quick to hear the cries of his people and to answer their prayers.
      Alma 13:24
      24 For behold, angels are declaring it unto many at this time in our land; and this is for the purpose of preparing the hearts of the children of men to receive his word at the time of his coming in his glory.
      3 Ne. 26:3
      3 And he did expound all things, even from the beginning until the time that he should come in his glory—yea, even all things which should come upon the face of the earth, even until the elements should melt with fervent heat, and the earth should be wrapt together as a scroll, and the heavens and the earth should pass away;
      D&C 7:3
      3 And the Lord said unto me: Verily, verily, I say unto thee, because thou desirest this thou shalt tarry until I come in my glory, and shalt prophesy before nations, kindreds, tongues and people.
      D&C 29:12
      12 And again, verily, verily, I say unto you, and it hath gone forth in a firm decree, by the will of the Father, that mine apostles, the Twelve which were with me in my ministry at Jerusalem, shall stand at my right hand at the day of my coming in a pillar of fire, being clothed with robes of righteousness, with crowns upon their heads, in glory even as I am, to judge the whole house of Israel, even as many as have loved me and kept my commandments, and none else.
      D&C 45:44
      44 And then they shall look for me, and, behold, I will come; and they shall see me in the clouds of heaven, clothed with power and great glory; with all the holy angels; and he that watches not for me shall be cut off.
      D&C 45:16
      16 And I will show it plainly as I showed it unto my disciples as I stood before them in the flesh, and spake unto them, saying: As ye have asked of me concerning the signs
      of my coming, in the day when I shall come in my glory in the clouds of heaven, to fulfil the promises that I have made unto your fathers,
      D&C 45:46
      46 Wherefore, if ye have slept in peace blessed are you; for as you now behold me and know that I am, even so shall ye come unto me and your souls shall live, and your redemption shall be perfected; and the saints shall come forth from the four quarters of the earth.
      D&C 45:67
      67 And the glory of the Lord shall be there, and the terror of the Lord also shall be there, insomuch that the wicked will not come unto it, and it shall be called Zion.
      D&C 49:6
      6 And they have done unto the Son of Man even as they listed; and he has taken his power on the right hand of his glory, and now reigneth in the heavens, and will reign till he descends on the earth to put all enemies under his feet, which time is nigh at hand—
      D&C 76:20
      20 And we beheld the glory of the Son, on the right hand of the Father, and received of his fulness;
      D&C 93:6
      6 And John saw and bore record of the fulness of my glory, and the fulness of John’s record is hereafter to be revealed.
      D&C 110:3
      3 His eyes were as a flame of fire; the hair of his head was white like the pure snow; his countenance shone above the brightness of the sun; and his voice was as the sound of the rushing of great waters, even the voice of Jehovah, saying:
      Moses 1:5
      5 Wherefore, no man can behold all my works, except he behold all my glory; and no man can behold all my glory, and afterwards remain in the flesh on the earth.
      Moses 1:18
      18 And again Moses said: I will not cease to call upon God, I have other things to inquire of him: for his glory has been upon me, wherefore I can judge between him and thee. Depart hence, Satan.
      Moses 1:39
      39 For behold, this is my work and my glory—to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.
      JS--H 1:17
      17 It no sooner appeared than I found myself delivered from the enemy which held me bound. When the light rested upon me I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other—This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!
      Acts 7:55
      55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,
      D&C 67:12
      12 Neither can any natural man abide the presence of God, neither after the carnal mind.
      D&C 93:36
      36 The glory of God is intelligence, or, in other words, light and truth.

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