"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ."
"Remember, I have given you authority..."
"In my prayers I keep asking God, the glorious Father, to give light to the eyes of your hearts, so that you will understand how surpassingly great is his power working in us who trust him." (Some phrases removed for emphasis)
Magnify /ˈmaɡnɪfʌɪ/ [ mag-nuh-fahy ]
Enlarge, Promote, Reveal, Show off, Brag, Make great, Make known...
From Late-Middle English (in the senses ‘show honour to God’ and ‘make greater’)
Our lives, if we follow Jesus, can reveal God to others.
God is not afraid of our scrutiny - he wants us all to look closely.
"O taste and see that the LORD is good" Psalms 34
Tested but not tarnished
... The purpose of these troubles is to test your faith - as fire tests how genuine gold is. Your faith is more precious than gold, and by passing the test, it gives praise, glory, and honour to God.
1 Peter 1
I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3