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Week three the character of god- holiness part 1

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Week Three- The Character of God Holiness Part 1

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Week three the character of god- holiness part 1

  1. 1. BE HOLY FOR I AM HOLY I Peter 1:16
  2. 2. The Bible says that God is holy, holy, holy. Not that he is merely holy, or even holy, holy. He is holy, holy, holy. The Bible never says that God is love, love, love, or mercy, mercy, mercy or wrath, wrath, wrath, or justice, justice, justice, justice. It does say that he is holy, holy, holy and the whole earth is filled with this glory. R. C. Sproul, The Holiness of God
  3. 3. •To Be holy is to be distinct, separate, •From the root word- Qadosh- means to “cut”
  4. 4. •To Be holy is to be distinct, separate, •From the root word- Qadosh- means to “cut”
  5. 5. •Uses for Holy 1. Referring to Priests- Exodus 19:6 , Numbers 16:5,7 2. Location- 1. Court of Tabernacle- Exodus 29:31 2. Chambers of Priests, holy of holies, 3. Earth- Isaiah 6:3
  6. 6. 3. Divine Name (of Israel)- Is. 1:4 4. Separate from human infirmity, impurity- Josh 24:19
  7. 7. •Qadosh •Qedesh
  8. 8. • “Who is like You, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? Exodus 15:11 • "There is no one holy like the LORD; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. 1 Samuel 2:2 • Among the gods there is none like You, O Lord; or are there any works like Your works. All nations whom You have made Shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And shall glorify Your name. 10 For You are great, and do wondrous things; You alone are God. • see also Psalm 99:1-3; Isaiah 40:25; 57:15).
  9. 9. For God to be holy is for Him to be holy in relation to every aspect of His nature and character.
  10. 10. GOD “Every thought of God or prayer to God, properly understood, assumes something about God’s attributes. “ - Thomas Oden

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