The holiness of God is not available to man. For accepted saint’s of God by
a man, it is necessary, that God showed His own glory, it means that He proved to be a saint.
In the temple, Yahweh appears of Isaiah as the King of infinite majesty, as the Creator that fills the earth with His glory, as an object of worship, where only angels can surrounded Him (also only in some degree).
But God which is not available, fills Himself the gap existing between Him and the creatures.
The holiness of God is much more than only one of the attributes of God – it is something characteristic from God in general. Therefore, His Name is holy; giving the word, the Lord refers to His own holiness.
The problem of the nature of holiness in the Bible, it is ultimately the problem of the mystery of God himself. Read the rest of this entry »