Capacity For Glory
appears that part of our reward will be how we appear in
eternity. The amount
of God’s glory shining through us will be based on our
faithful service to God.
who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for
ever and ever.”
are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they
will be filled.”
the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their
are also heavenly bodies and there are earthly bodies; but the
splendor the he heavenly bodies is one kind, and the splendor
of the earthly bodies is another. The sun has one kind
of splendor, the moon another, and the stars another; and star
differs from star in splendor. So will it be with the
resurrection of the dead. . . .And just as we have borne the
likeness of the earthly man, so shall we bear the likeness of
the man from heaven.”
1 Corinthians 15:40-41,49
himself will receive glory for our capacity for a Christ like
image. Some would
wonder if we might feel left out or insufficient if we are
shinning like a 60 watt bulb and we are standing by a
think that is answered by realizing that our level of capacity
will be filled.
As Jesus said, “Those who hunger and thirst for
righteousness they will be filled.” The desire you have
for God will be filled.
There will be different capacities, but each will be
filled to capacity.
In that way all will be filled.