Mary, who carried Jesus in her womb and gave birth to Him, breaks out into an amazing song as she visits Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist. It is what is known as the Magnificat.
“My soul exalts the Master, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has had regard for the humble state of His slave; for behold, from this time on all generations will count me more than happy. For the Mighty One has done great things for me; and holy is His name.” | Luke 1:46-49
The holiness of God is the most difficult of all God’s attributes to explain, partly because it is one of His essential attributes that is not shared, inherently, by any of us.
- I know we are created in God’s image, and can share many of His attributes, to a much lesser extent, of course — love, mercy, faithfulness, etc…
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