The Book of Moses reads:
1: 39 For behold, this is my work and my glory—to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.
1 Cor 11:7 reads:
7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
It isn’t a perfect match, but I see no reason for Paul to have written that man is the glory of God if he didn’t mean it. Unlike the mainstream Christian philosophy, Mormonism ascribes a real motive to God’s decision to create mankind. A Father is made proud by the success of his children. Man is far more than just a creature who isn’t worthy of God’s attention, man is in fact the glory of God.