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Jason Harris

Jason loves to communicate God's word both in the local church and at conferences and retreats. Jason has been involved with Worship Music since 1996 and InFocus since 2005. Jason has degrees in theology, music, accounting, and research and is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer in the College of Business, Law, and Governance at James Cook University, Cairns. Jason is also a pastor at CrossPoint Church. You can contact Jason at


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    Thank you for this post. It’s good to be able to learn some of the big meanings behind these big words… =)

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    Lucas M

    can you explain what is meant by the statement ‘…in His passion for His own glory’?

    looking forward to more from this series!

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    Jason Harris

    @Lucas M.,

    Sure. God’s primary passion and pursuit in everything that he does is his own glory. That is why he created the universe. That is why he created man. That is why Jesus Christ went to the cross. Everything God does, he does for his own glory.

    This is reflected all throughout Scripture, but I’ll point it out in the passage I footnoted there:

    Ephesians 1:4-6 – In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace.

    Ephesians 1:12 – So that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory.

    Ephesians 1:14 – [The Spirit] is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.

    Ephesians 2:7 – So that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.


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