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HOLINESS…Me Holy?

God gives us this command in 1 Peter 1:16: “Be holy, for I am holy.”

Who is God speaking to? Here’s the verse in context:

1 Peter 1:13-20
“13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, 15 but like the Holy One who ...

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HOLINESS…God’s Goodness?

God gives us this command in 1 Peter 1:16: “Be holy, for I am holy.”

What does “holy” mean, and who is this holy God?

The word “holy” carries the idea of separated, set apart, and cut off. When we look at how “holy” is used in the Bible to describe God, it conveys two ideas: God is great and God is pure.

In my last blog, we looked at God’s greatness.  Today we’ll look at His goodness.

2.  God is good.  God is ...

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HOLINESS…God’s Greatness?

God gives us this command in 1 Peter 1:16: “Be holy, for I am holy.”

What does “holy” mean, and who is this holy God?

The word “holy” carries the idea of separated, set apart, and cut off. When we look at how “holy” is used in the Bible to describe God, it conveys two ideas: God is great and God is pure.

1.  God is great.

Exodus 15:11 (NASB)

“Who is like You among the gods, O Lord?  Who is like You, majestic in ...

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