Veiled Glory

Just as God veiled His glory in human flesh through Jesus Christ, His glorious Word is veiled in leather, paper, and ink. Furthermore, the precious Gospel that it contains is veiled to those who do not believe in Christ.

May we keep this in mind each time we read, study, and preach Scripture. May we never forget that these words on paper are the very Words of the Living God, and the gospel that it contains is veiled to many who we interact with each day!

“Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God. But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them. For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. (II Corinthians 4:1-6)

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