The Word Among Us

Advent 2005 Issue

Open Our Eyes, Lord!

We can find the glory of the Lord this Advent.

John and the other apostles had the privilege of living with Jesus for three whole years. It must have been both exciting and enriching to spend every day with him. Don't you wish you could have been there as well? Wouldn't it have been marvelous to see Jesus heal the sick and raise the dead? While we will not have that privilege, we shouldn't think that the apostles saw the glory of the Lord and we cannot.

Perhaps it is more accurate to say that we can see his glory as well—maybe not with our physical eyes but definitely with our spiritual...


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