Do we want to see the holiness of God? The answer may be more complicated than it seems. A glimpse of God’s holiness makes us aware of our own sin. But it’s also the thing that empowers our obedience and gives us hope that everything wrong with the world will be made right.
In this episode of Let’s Talk, Jackie Hill Perry, Jasmine Holmes, and Melissa Kruger discuss our complicated relationship with holiness. If we fail to appreciate God’s holiness, we fail to know God as he really is. Jackie warns, “We live in a society that continues to frame and shape God around its own cultural ideas, which means you have a God that’s always changing. He’s always becoming like whatever decade you live in, when he doesn’t exist like that. I want a God who is not mutable like me, so that I can actually stand on something that’s solid, for eternity.”
Mentioned in this Episode
- Dwell Bible App
- Holier Than Thou: How God’s Holiness Helps Us Trust Him (forthcoming) by Jackie Hill Perry
- Machete Season