Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty

by Mike Ratliff

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” (Isaiah 6:1-3 ESV)

Not long ago I became involved in a “discussion” here with some professing Christians who were a bit perturbed at me and some of you because we were pointing out that it is wrong for Christians to be fleshly. What struck me through most of that was their insistence that we were the ones in sin because we were rebuking them. Their stance was that we just need to mind our own business. Also, God showed me through this that those who belong to Him who are maturing unto Christlikeness don’t seek to see how far they can push the flesh envelope before it becomes sin. They don’t walk in simply sin avoidance either. No, instead, they seek to live pure and holy lives before their Lord. Continue reading