Soli Deo gloria, “God’s glory alone,” is one of the five theological principles of the Reformation. It summarizes the whole Reformation and is what the other four solas ultimately point to. All of life is to be centered on God’s glory.
Following the Early Church’s persecution, there was a time in which Christianity had cultural favor in power. Post-Enlightenment, however, Christianity is moving toward a season of hostility and marginalization.
The season of Epiphany calls us to remember when God revealed His redemptive plan through the person and work of Jesus Christ. Like the Magi, God draws us to Himself, renews our faith and fills us with joy.