Over the past couple of years, one of the things that I have been seeing everywhere that the Lord has been sending me is the Manifestation of His Glory!
While many people equate the Manifestation of God’s Glory with signs, wonders, and miracles; my experience with His Glory has been the most powerful release of His Love and Restoration over His People that I have ever personally witnessed.
While signs, wonders, and miracles definitely are a Result of the Glory showing up, those are often just a physical example of what He’s doing upon the inside of people’s individual lives. His Glory is a very tangible experience and expression of His Person and when He shows up (in person) everything that’s not of Him or from Him, vacates the area.
While many are chasing the Manifestations of His Glory, some Sons and Daughters have decided to chase Him, instead of the Manifestation of Him. Those who are seeking Him in this hour are seeing those same Signs, Wonders, and Miracles that the others were chasing now following them as a result of their choice.
Chasing God’s Signs, Wonders, and Miracles (in my opinion) is like chasing the clothes that someone is wearing, instead of seeking the person who’s wearing them. While it might be really nice to have a Tailor Made suit or a dress made by the hand of the Lord, having real relationship with the Tailor Who fashions that suit for my life is better by far!
Jesus doesn’t just want to be the personal Tailor for your life, but your closest friend and confidant, Who will constantly clothe you over with Himself!
“But the Spirit of the Lord CLOTHED GIDEON WITH HIMSELF AND TOOK POSSESSION OF HIM, and he blew a trumpet, and [the clan of] Abiezer was gathered to him.” Judges 6:34
“And the suggestion pleased the whole assembly, and they selected Stephen, A MAN FULL OF FAITH (a strong and welcome belief that Jesus is the Messiah) AND FULL OF AND CONTROLLED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte (convert) from Antioch. Acts 6:5
This Clothing Over will cause His Glory to manifest upon your life and those signs (that you thought would be great to see operating through your own life) will (all of the sudden) be following you!
While many people are basking in the Train of His Robe, I simply want to experience His Face instead:
“In the year that King Uzziah died, [in a vision] I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, AND THE SKIRTS OF HIS TRAIN FILLED THE [most holy part of the] TEMPLE.” Isaiah 6:1
While I love the Train of His Robe, seeking His Face gives me the opportunity to experience Him as well as His Presence and Power at the same time.
When His Glory manifests, (from His Person), it is not just a manifestation of His Power, but of His Goodness (Romans 2:4) and that goodness impacts everything that it comes into contact with and transforms it at the same time.
My prayer is that this will be the generation that will stop chasing Signs, Wonders, and Miracles and will START CHASING HIM! If we would only chase real Relationship with Jesus Christ, then all of those things we’ve been chasing will start chasing us because of Him!