You can see and gaze upon Jesus, the glory of the Father.

You can see and gaze upon Jesus, the glory of the Father.

“So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: For I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.” (Gen 32:30)

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see [optanomai] God.” (Matt 5:8)

“For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” (2Cor 4:6)

“beholding [katoptrizomai] as in a mirror the glory [doxa] of the Lord, are being transformed [metamorphoo] into the same image [eikon] from glory [doxa] to glory [doxa], just as by the Spirit of the Lord.” (2Cor 3:18)

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld [theaomai] His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.” (Jn 1:14)

“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen [horao] with our eyes, which we have looked upon [theaomai = view attentively], and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life – the life was manifested, and we have seen [horao], and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us – that which we have seen [horao] and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.” (1Jn 1:1-3)

“And while they looked steadfastly [atenizo] toward heaven as He went up” (Acts 1:10)

“Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing up [emblepo] into heaven? This same Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will so come in like manner as you saw Him [theaomai] go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11)

“And looking [emblepo] at Jesus as He walked, he said, Behold the Lamb of God!” (Jn 1:36)

“And we have seen [theaomai] and testify [martureo] that the Father has sent the Son as Savior of the world.” (1Jn 4:14)

“The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.” (Num 6:24-26)

“And the Angel of the LORD said to her…Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees [El Roi]; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me? Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi; observe, it is between Kadesh and Bered.” (Gen 16:11,13-14)

“Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see [horao] the kingdom of God.” (Jn 3:3)

“Most assuredly, I say to you, hereafter you shall see [optanomai] heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man.” (Jn 1:51)

“to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs, being seen [optanomai] by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.” (Acts 1:3)

“Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared [optanomai] to you on the road as you came, has sent me that you may receive your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.” (Acts 9:17)

“so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear [optanomai] a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.” (Heb 9:28)

“Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see [optanomai] Him as He is.” (1Jn 3:2)

“Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see [optanomai] Him, even they who pierced Him.” (Rev 1:7)

“and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Phil 2:11)

“For He received from God the Father honor and glory when such a voice came to Him from the Excellent Glory: This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” (2Pet 1:17)

“Jesus said to him, Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip? He who has seen [horao] Me has seen [horao] the Father; so how can you say, Show us the Father?” (Jn 14:9)

Reading: Gen 31-33; Lk 21