God is holy and that is why the saints should be chosen by Him; and the holiness of his name to be revealed in the coming of His Kingdom. But underlying the New Testament concept of holiness seem to be Pentecost, which is a manifestation of the Holy Spirit.
Christ‘s holiness is closely linked to his divine sonship and the presence of the Holy Spirit in Him. During the baptism given to Him by John, Jesus Christ receives the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
Miracles and teachings of Jesus to be not only admirable character of his power, but rather the words of His holiness; to Him a man feels as a sinner, as against the First People of God: “God – the Father.”
As a “holy servant” of God (Acts 4, 27.30) who died, although the author of life, Christ is the Holy in the full sense of the word; Therefore God exalted Him. Read the rest of this entry »