George Goodman

Things that Glorify God

There is a distinction to be drawn between pleasing God and glorifying Him. "We ought to walk and please God" (1 Thess. 4:1), and we should "Do all to the glory of God" (1 Cor. 10:31), for thereto have we been chosen in Christ that we should be "to the praise of His glory" (Eph. 1:6). Pleasing God is giving Him satisfaction, so that it draws out special manifestations of His love and approval (John 14:21-23), even as the obedience of Christ "unto the death of the c...
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