Seeing God’s Beauty in His Perfection! Part Five
“One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.” Psalm 27:4
In today’s Bible verse, the Psalmist perceived God’s beauty in His perfection. This is because the author believes God and His beauty are perfect. This belief leads David to desire to see and know God more because he knows that seeing and knowing God more will bring him great joy and peace. Therefore, as you take in the beauty of God, it fills you with a desire to know Him better and to seek Him more.
Remember, thinking about the physical beauty of God is one thing, but experiencing that beauty in the spiritual is something we need to consider. The Bible is full of examples of God’s beauty. For instance, in the book of Revelation, John described God as “the Lamb that was slain, who is the radiant light of the throne of God and the Lamb” (Revelation 21:23). When Isaiah saw God, he said, “Woe to me! I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the LORD Almighty” (Isaiah 6:5).
Isaiah 33:17 says, “Your eyes will see the king in all his splendor, and you will see a land that stretches into the distance.”
When the prophet sees a vision of God’s glory and majesty, He realizes that God is perfect in every way and that His perfection is what makes Him so beautiful, Holy, and loving; as a result, he is filled with a deep sense of awe and repentance. So likewise, as Christian, we need to have a sense of wonder at God’s greatness and humility before Him that leads to repentance. Remember, when you experience God’s beauty in the spiritual realm, you will understand and recognize God’s vision for your life. In Isaiah’s vision, he said, “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” (Isaiah 6:8).
Brethren, the vision of God’s beauty is meant to inspire awe and humility in the viewer and to remind us that God is Holy, and we must be Holy. However, to repent properly, one must first see the beauty of God and be humbled by it. When you see God’s beauty, it draws you closer to Him. As you spend time with Him, you will find that your heart is filled with love for Him and hatred for evil. Amen. As Psalm 97:10 says, “Let those who love the LORD hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.” Amen.
1. Oh Lord, give me a renewed mindset to walk in the newness of life and continue to recognize my assignment in the kingdom.
2. Matthew 5:16 and Proverb 4:18 I pray may your salt not lose its savor and your light not become darkness or be placed under the bushel but to continue to shine continually for God’s glory in Jesus’ name. Amen.