What is it to glorify God?

Regeneration, Repentance and Reformation

Taken and adapted by,  A Body of Divinity”
Written by,  Thomas Watson

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What is it to glorify God?

Glorifying God consists in four things:1: Appreciation,2. Adoration,3. Affection,4. Subjection.

I.    Appreciation. To glorify God is to set God highest in our thoughts, and to have a venerable esteem of him.Psalms 92:2. ‘Thou, Lord, art most high for evermore.’ Psalms 97:7. ‘Thou art exalted far above all gods.’ There is in God all that may draw forth both wonder and delight; there is a constellation of all beauties; he is prima causa, the original and springhead of being, who sheds a glory upon the creature. We glorify God, when we are God-admirers; admire his attributes, which are the glistering beams by which the divine nature shines forth; his promises which are the charter of free grace, and the spiritual cabinet where the pearl of price…

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