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eManna[The Glory of the Divine Life Being Manifested]

The Glory of the Divine Life Being Manifested Through Death

Bible Verses

John 12:23 And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. (24) Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless the grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it abides alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. (28) Father, glorify Your name. Then a voice came out of heaven: I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.

Words of Ministry

How was the Lord glorified? He was glorified through death and resurrection because it was through death and resurrection that His divine element was released and manifested. How was God the Father glorified? It was by the Son's being glorified. When the Son's divine element was released and manifested through His death and resurrection, the Father's divine life was released and manifested. Thus, the Father was glorified in the Son's glorification through His death and resurrection.

The death and resurrection of the Lord glorified God the Father because His death and resurrection released God's divine element from within Him. God's divine element was confined in His flesh, just as the life element of a grain of wheat is confined within its shell. How is the life element of a grain glorified? The grain has to die so that the life element within it can be manifested and glorified. It is the same with God's divine element.

Suppose we have a flower seed. Although much beauty is in the life of that seed, how can that beauty be manifested? The seed has to die. If the seed falls into the earth, dies, and grows up, the full beauty within it will be manifested. That is the glory, the life in the seed glorified. Likewise, at one time God was confined within the flesh of the Lord. The Lord had to die that God within Him might be released, manifested, and glorified in resurrection.