Summary: BIG IDEA: God is HOLY, HOLY, HOLY!
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What I think about God shapes my whole relationship with Him, and what I believe He thinks about me will determine how close I grow toward Him!
A Divine Attribute: Whatever God has in any way revealed as being true of Himself, expressed in all that He does, without contradiction, harmonizing and blending into each other in the infinite essence of the Triune God. All that God IS agrees with all that He DOES!
Unavoidable Truth: Until I know what God’s Holiness means, I’ll never know where to begin when He tells me that His Holiness means I should be holy!
God’s HOLINESS: That which divides Him from everyone and everything else; the quality of “awesome mystery” in God’s being; His essential nature and character that make Him different, distinct and unique from any other thing or person in the entire universe. (Exodus 15:1-18)
Two Questions Arise: How can I, a sinner, have a relationship with a Holy God? If I have seen
Justification: positional holiness.
Sanctification: practical holiness.
Glorification: permanent holiness.
Isaiah 6:1-8, 5:16
CLUE: Caution: Exposure to God’s Holiness leads to a clear reflection of it in me! (1 Peter 1:14-16)
In what specific ways does my life reflect the Holiness of God?