Call to Holiness
God says He is holy and we must be holy also. (Lev 19:2)
“Follow peace with all men and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.” Heb 12:14
Looking at the societal impact on Christianity one would think that holiness is a thing of the past. One can hardly tell the difference between the Christian and the non-Christian. Holiness has nearly become a curse word even in Houses of Worship. Moreover the idea of holiness has become just shy of being taboo even among those that say that love God. Things have become so bad that it has become extremely difficult to differentiate between the church and the club.
The fact of the matter is that God is not pleased with this lack of holiness. God has made it known early on that He requires a high standard of His people. Exodus 22:31 points to that high standard without equivocation. The words “And ye shall be holy men unto me” is not a mere suggestion of how God wants His people rather it is a mandate…
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Posted on August 27, 2013, in Hearing From God And His Word and tagged A people separated unto God, Love God and not the world or things of the world, We are commanded to be holy. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.