How is God holy? - Holiness - TouchPoints

How is God holy?

Joshua 24:19Joshua warned the people, “You are not able to serve the Lord, for he is a holy and jealous God.”

1 Samuel 6:20“Who is able to stand in the presence of the Lord, this holy God?” they cried out.

God is completely separate from sin and evil. He is perfect and has no sin in him.

Hebrews 7:26He is the kind of high priest we need because he is holy and blameless, unstained by sin. He has been set apart from sinners and has been given the highest place of honor in heaven.

Christ is completely holy because he is completely free from sin.

Amos 4:2The Sovereign Lord has sworn this by his holiness.

When God makes a promise, his holiness ensures that he will always do what he says.

Matthew 13:41“The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will remove from his Kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil.”

God’s holiness will not tolerate evil in his eternal Kingdom.

Isaiah 6:3“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Heaven’s Armies! The whole earth is filled with his glory!”

Isaiah 63:15Lord, look down from heaven; look from your holy, glorious home, and see us.

God is dazzling and glorious in his absolute purity. His holiness is so glorious it fills heaven and is reflected in nature on earth.