May 11, 2019
One of the many problems facing mankind since the fall has been our insatiable desire for glory. Because we were made in God’s image and were intended to reflect His glory, we ended up becoming glory grabbers. In a sense, we chose to make ourselves like God. In fact, that’s exactly what Satan said would happen if Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit – “you will be like God, knowing both good and evil.” And ever since, mankind has been trying to play god. But the only problem is, God will not share His glory with anyone. And the doctrine of sanctification does not suggest that sinful man can become like God. It teaches that, because of Christ, we can once again do what we were created to do: Reflect the glory of God.