Has anyone seen God's face?
Thanks for asking a question on www.thisisyourbible.com
No one shall see God's face until they have been judged righteous.
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God
The King James version has the verb in the present tense but it is the LORD who is looking upon "the upright" not the upright looking upon the LORD.
Psalm 11:7 [KJV] For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.
In modern versions, such as the RSV, the emphasis is on the future and it is the upright who will see his face, just as in Matthew 5 above.
Psalm 11:7 [RSV] For the LORD is righteous, he loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold his face.
If you want to come to grips with what the Bible really teaches, why not take the free Bible study course on www.thisisyourbible.com? You may take this course either online or by regular mail.
This course will give you a background in the major themes of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. As with everything we offer, there is no cost to you other than your time and effort. You will also have a personal tutor to whom you may pose questions either from the course itself or those questions which come to you as you read the Bible.
To sign up for the course, go to www.thisisyourbible.com and click on the "Students" tab on the left of the screen. Then scroll down and click on the blue bar which says "Sign up as a student today!" Fill in the registration form and submit it. If you sign up for the free online Bible course, you will be able to start immediately.
I hope you have found this helpful.