The Ultimate Essential

Scripture Verses

1 Corinthians 10:31; 6:19-20


The basic reason for existence is to glorify God in whatever we do and wherever we may be.

Ultimate Essential

  • 1 Corinthians 10:31
  • Romans 15:5-6
  • 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
  • Matthew 5:16

Glory to God

  • Glory refers to light
    • Exodus 40:34
  • Glory refers to a representation of the celestial bodies
    • 1 Corinthians 15:40-41
  • Glory means to magnify, to elevate, to shed radiance or splendor on another
    • Psalms 145:1-2; 86:1-10

How to Glorify God

  • Cultivate the habit of including God in every segment of your life
  • Refuse to accept or expect any of the glory that belongs to God
  • Maintain a priority relationship with God that is more important than any other

Three-fold Action Plan

  • Meet often and alone with God
  • Openly admit your struggle with pride
  • Filter everything through the question, “Will this bring glory to God, or me?”