I can see God sitting on the edge of his seat, watching with the intensity of a game changing play in the Superbowl... "Did you see that! Did you see that! I'm wearing my David jersey! He just killed that play!"
They were not only content to do what they had always done, their life depended upon it. So, they would rather die doing what they knew what was right for them, than live with something that would not give them life and meaning.
More literally, Make me see your glory. I know it's here, it's around me, it's in your promise, but right now, I need to see it. I need to know it's real, not just because I believe it. If I am going to be present in this, I need you to be present in it too.