Tag Archive: Holiness of God

Dec 08

Jeremiah Burroughs -The Incomparable Excellency and Holiness of God

“Who is like unto Thee, O Lord, amongst the gods! Who is like unto Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders!” (Exodus 15:11) This Scripture is this day fulfilled in our ears and before our eyes. That which God has already begun to do for this kingdom and the neighboring churches, shows us …

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Nov 24

Thomas Watson – The Holiness of God

The next attribute is God’s holiness. Ex. 15:2, ‘Glorious in holiness.’ Holiness is the most sparkling jewel of his crown; it is the name by which God is known. Ps. 111:9, ‘Holy and reverend is his name.’ He is ‘the holy One.’ Job 6:10. Seraphims cry, ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts, the …

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Oct 01

Octavius Winslow – A Soul Prostrate Before the Majesty and Holiness of God

“Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.” Isaiah 6:5 What prostrated his soul thus low in the dust? What filled him with this self abasement? What overwhelmed …

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Sep 18

R. C. Sproul – The Holiness of God and the Sinfulness of Man

One word that crystallizes the essence of the Christian faith is the word grace. One of the great mottos of the Protestant Reformation was the Latin phrase sola gratia—by grace alone. This phrase wasn’t invented by the sixteenth-century Reformers. Its roots are in the theology of Augustine of Hippo, who used it to call attention …

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Jan 19

Stephen Charnock – The Holiness of God

EXODUS 15:11. — Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? THIS verse is one of the loftiest descriptions of the majesty and excellency of God in the whole Scripture. It is a part of Moses’ Επινίχιον, or “triumphant song,” after …

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