God’s spiritual light shines in us by His Holy Spirit and we are changed from glory to glory by The LORD’s Spirit.
The glory of the old covenant was so bright that when Moses came down from the mountain, the people had him put a veil over his face.
“However, their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil is still there when they read the old covenant. Only in union with the Messiah is that veil removed. Yet even to this day, when Moses is read, a veil covers their hearts.” 2 Corinthians 3:14-15 WMB
God’s spiritual light shows by our glow with the Spirit as we serve The LORD.
We see God’s spiritual light as in a mirror and are transformed into the same image from glory to glory. This inner glow is a reflection of the glory of God.
For God called us out of darkness into his marvelous light. (1 Peter 2:9) We walk in God’s spiritual light and continue to grow up,
“until all of us are united in the faith and in the full knowledge of God’s Son, and until we attain mature adulthood and the full standard of development in the Messiah. in all things into Him who is the head, Messiah.” Ephesians 4:13 ISV
And, we walk as salt and shining lamps in this dark world, holding up the word of life. (Matthew 5:13-16)
“But whenever a person turns to The LORD, the veil is removed. Now The LORD is the Spirit, and where The LORD’s Spirit is, there is freedom. As all of us reflect the glory of The LORD with unveiled faces, we are becoming more like him with ever-increasing glory by The LORD’s Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:16-18 ISV (2 Corinthians 3:8-9)
Paul continues explaining that glorious Gospel in chapter 4.
“Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we don’t faint. But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God. Even if our Good News is veiled, it is veiled in those who are dying, in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Good News of the glory of Messiah, who is the image of God, should not dawn on them. For we don’t proclaim ourselves, but Messiah Yeshua as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Yeshua’s sake, seeing it is God who said, “Light will 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 Yeshua the Messiah.” 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 (2 Corinthians 4:1-32) WMB
~ Bill Bremer