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Glory

The word "glory" is used often in the Bible.

"But You, O Lord, are a shield for me, my glory, and the lifter of my head." (Psalm 3:3)

"Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous works among all peoples." (1 Chronicles 16:24)

"Who is the King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle." (Psalm 24:8)

That's all well and good (and obviously something to keep in mind when in the throes of an exorcism), but you probably want to keep your quest—or even your feeling—of glory to a minimum. It's unseemly for a man of the cloth to aspire to a goal of glory; he's doing God's work because it's God's work.