Author’s note: This is the first post in a short series of posts dealing with The Holiness of God.
We are called to be holy by a holy God, but what does that mean? When Jesus says in Matthew 5:48 to be perfect as our Father who is in heaven is perfect, what does He mean by telling His disciples to be perfect? There is only one who is perfect, and are we not just sinners anyway? There is no way to overcome our sin nature and God will forgive us, correct?
Yes, we are all sinners and will never reach a state of perfection this side of heaven. However, we are called to strive for holiness and we are given the power to continue to carry on that calling. In this post and those that follow it we will make an attempt at understanding God’s holiness, that His…
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