Basic Theology: Glorification
We have seen the following in sequence on the subject of Basic Theology.
✓ Indwelling, and
Now the future one which will take place in our life is Glorification.
Romans 8:29-30, And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. 29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30 Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
God’s purpose, or intention, for every one of His children, have been addressed here.
➢ Justified, and
The guarantee of our eternal security is the fact that if we are now truly the Lord’s then our certain and ultimate experience will be one of glorification.
The following verses stress the biblical doctrine of glorification. Psalms 73:24, You will guide me with Your counsel, And afterward receive me to glory.
Psalms 84:11, For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord will give grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.
1 Corinthians 15:43, It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.
Colossians 3:4, When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.
Hebrews 2:10, For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
1 Peter 5:10, But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.
What is meant for our glorification?
What does the future glory and blessings of the saved consist?