And the Word was made flesh, and dwelled among us, (and we beheld his glory…
What was it?
I. Not A NIMBUS or halo as seen in pictures, or it would never have been denied. But that of —
II. His CHARACTER and life, and therefore open moral and spiritual eyes were needed to see it.
III. His PERFECT WISDOM, which spake as never man spake.
IV. His ALMIGHTY POWER, able to minister to every need and relieve every suffering.
V. His WONDROUS LOVE, which prompted Him to go about doing good.
VI. A glory, therefore, which could only have come down from THE FATHER, and which led the disciples afterwards from the earthly Master to the heavenly Father.
(A. J. Joscelyne, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.