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Glimpses of God – Part 5 – The Holiness of God


Glimpses of God – Part 5

The Holiness of God

Welcome to Hope Sabbath School–an in-depth interactive study of the Word of God.  We are continuing a series of studies on Glimpses of God.  Our topic today:  The Holiness of God.

New Scripture Song: “O God you are my God” Psalm 63:1-4


1)     Psalms of praise for God’s holiness

a)     Psalm 95:6

b)     Psalm 99:1-3,9

c)      Psalm 29:1-2

2)     The meaning of holiness

a)     Exodus 15:11 – testimony of Moses

b)     1 Samuel 2:2 – testimony of Hannah

c)      Revelation 4:8-11 – testimony of 4 living creatures and 24 elders

d)     1 John 1:5

e)     What does it mean to you to describe God as holy?

3)     Our natural human reaction to encountering holiness

a)     Isaiah 6:1-5

b)     Daniel 10:5-12

c)      Luke 2:8-9

d)     Luke 5:1-11

e)     Revelation 1:12-17

f)       Why do so many become afraid or lose their strength when they come face to face with holiness?

4)     Holiness fully revealed in the Person of Jesus

a)     Hebrews 1:1-3

b)     Luke 4:31-34

c)      Share a story in the Gospels where holiness is revealed in the Person of Jesus?

5)     Revealing the holiness of God

a)     Luke 1:68,74-75

b)     1 Peter 1:13-16

c)      Ephesians 4:17-24

d)     2 Corinthians 7:1

e)     Hebrews 12:14 – do you view that as a threat or a promise?

f)       1 Thessalonians 3:11-13

g)     Have you ever met a person who reflected the holiness of God?

6)     Discussion questions

a)     What other stories in Scripture help you to catch a glimpse of the holiness of God?

b)     Why will some run in terror from a holy Savior when He returns in glory while others will welcome Him with joy? (Rev 6:16, Isa 25:9)

c)      How can you more clearly reflect the holiness of God?

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