The Bible often speaks about the glory of God. This is because He is worthy of all honor and praise. The glory of God is His presence and power. It is a reflection of His character and nature.
God’s glory can be seen in His creation, in the redemption of sinners, and in the work of the Holy Spirit. When we see the glory of God, we are seeing a glimpse of His perfection. It is an awe-inspiring sight that should cause us to fall down on our knees in worship.
The following are Bible verses about the glory of God. As you read them, ask God to help you catch a glimpse of His glory.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life. Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you. I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Do not withhold; bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the end of the earth, everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
I am the Lord; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.
Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.
Jesus said to her, “Did I not tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?”
1 Corinthians 10:31
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
1 Timothy 1:17
To the King of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.
Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
2 Corinthians 3:18
And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.
Moses said, “Please show me your glory.”
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.
Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle!
To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.
Blessed be his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and Amen!
For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.
Now the appearance of the glory of the Lord was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
To him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
Having the glory of God, its radiance like a most rare jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal.
But you shall be called the priests of the Lord; they shall speak of you as the ministers of our God; you shall eat the wealth of the nations, and in their glory you shall boast.
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the entrance of the tent of meeting and fell on their faces. And the glory of the Lord appeared to them
He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”
Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”
Final Words on Bible Verses About God’s Glory
These are only a sampling of the many verses in Scripture that speak to God’s glory. The theme of God’s glory is found throughout the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.
If you want to delve deeper into this topic, I encourage you to study these verses and others like them. As you do, I pray that you will grow in your understanding of and appreciation for the glory of our great God.