Man's Glory by: Frances M. McCrory-Meservy 20 July 2014
Here scripture is not talking about God's glory. Notice the his is not capitalized. That means it's talking about man. If it were talking about God, it would be: His.
I did not know that we could have glory; but I never thought of fame as glory. Proverbs is talking about being known or having public praise and honor for overlooking an offense.
In today's age of getting even or being macho, we would be the talk of the town if we did not react to an offense. Now think about this: people want to hear from the talk of the town. They want to know how that is possible.
This is our opportunity to tell them about Jesus and how he helped us have so much self-control. After all, that is one of the fruit of the Spirit. We have an opportunity to use our glory to Glorify Jesus (be it one on one or in a group setting).
Good sense makes one slow to anger,
and it is his glory to overlook an
Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man makes him
slow to anger, And his glory is to
overlook a transgression. NKJ
Glory: public praise, honor, and fame: praise of a god or goddess: something that brings praise or fame to someone or something : something that is a source of great pride:1 a: praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent : renown b: worshipful praise, honor, and thanksgiving <giving glory to God> 2 a: something that secures praise or renown <the glory of a brilliant career> b: a distinguished quality or asset
Luke 12:27 "Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Luke 14:10 "But when you are invited, go and sit down in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes he may say to you, 'Friend, go up higher.' Then you will have glory in the presence of those who sit at the table with you.
John 17:22 "And the glory which You gave Me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one:
Rom 2:10 but glory, honor, and peace to everyone who works what is good, .....
1 Cor 2:7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory,
2 Cor 1:20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.
2 Cor 4:16-17 Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory,
1 Th 2:5-7 For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness; God is witness. Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, just as a nursing mother cherishes her own children.
1 Pet 5:4 and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.