THE HOLY GOD
Thursday December 3rd 2015
Memorise: But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel. Psalm 22:3
Read: Exodus 15:9-11
9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
11 Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Bible in one year: Psalm 69-72, Hebrews 8
Holiness is an intrinsic part of God’s nature; it is His very essence. Everything about Him is wrapped up in holiness. His love, mercy, power, justice, glory and all of His character reflect His holiness. Every action of God is designed to perpetuate His holiness. When He exhibits love, it is borne out of His holiness. If He is angry, it is because of His holiness. When He judges sin, it is out of His holiness. In His dealings with all His creatures, whether in Heaven, on earth or beneath the earth, one theme rings out: holiness. No wonder the seraphs in His presence keep repeating “Holy Holy, Holy”. Isaiah 6:3 says this about them:
“And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.”
Similarly, Apostle John reports of the four beasts in Heaven who
Father, let Your nature of holiness flow seamlessly through me every second from today.