God desires to be glorified in and through the #church. He will glorify himself through it, or in spite of it, if it does not obey and serve him.
Sectarians take pride in their sects, ask God to bless their sectarian efforts, and feel superior wearing their sectarian names. We will glory in the Cross of Christ, ask for God’s kingdom to flourish, and feel privileged to wear the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
We’ve little experience in doxology. The language of praise must be developed further. It is above all things useful, for it focuses on him who deserves all our consideration and whose person is capable of holding our attention.