You go, Brandon. Embracing God’s glory IS one big letting-go! To read more of Brandon’s blog, go to the links provided.
I used to be really irritated whenever someone mentioned God’s glory.
It took years of reflection, but thanks to God’s kind insight, I figured out why.
Part of the problem was that whenever I heard “glory of God”, I heard distance. Detachment. Dismissal. A far-off God who couldn’t care less about my heart or my issues, who basks in a shower of others’ praises while I toil down here, forgotten, or kinda tolerated. I feared getting lost in the shuffle.
I believe this is actually an enormous conundrum for my generation, one I’d like to talk about eventually – the collision of soli Deo gloria with the masses of millennials wounded by damaged families, abuse, neglect, self-hatred, addiction, and every other ill…
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