Holiness doesn’t fit in Sunday’s Container

For Throwback Thursday. Thoughts on Holiness.

The Inner Lady

Strive for peace with everyone, and for holiness without which no one will see the Lord. – Hebrews 12:14

I have a question for you.
Ask yourself this: holy holy am I?
How holy am I?
I don’t know about you, but there are times when I want to cringe thinking about that question.

Holiness is a powerful word. It takes a clear shot right at our core. There is no fooling around with it. There is no dancing around it. It just is. Either something is holy or it is not. There is no middle ground with holiness. Holiness dates all the way back to the very beginning, before the existence of time. God is holy. He says it over and over again throughout the Bible. For us though, holiness dates back to the seventh day of creation. At the end of the first six days, God looked at…

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