Here are some thoughts on God making things for his glory (Isaiah 43:7).
1. He made Creation glorious.
God makes all things glorious as David Crowder Band faithfully sings. He started making the universe that has his glorious likeness and fingerprints all over the spacial, earthly, and heavenly places (cf. Psalm 19:1-4).
2. He made Christ glorious.
God, through the incarnation, came into the world as a man, Jesus Christ. He is the exalted and expressed image of the invisible God, who was and has been glorified (cf. John 17:1-4, Col. 1:15, Heb. 1:3)
3. He made the Cross glorious.
God who had a redemptive plan for his creation, sent his only begotten Son to die on a cross to demonstrate his love and grace. He showed us the most glorious and praiseworthy act or love on the cross, where Jesus died for us a substitutionary death to propitiate our sins. Therefore, the glory of God rested on the cross of Christ radiating the superiority of the work of Jesus Christ over sin and death. What an indescribable gift! (Rom. 1:16, 1 Cor. 1:18, Col. 1:27, 1 Peter 1:21).