Suggested Scripture Reading:
Acts 3:14, “But you denied the Holy and Righteous One and asked to have a murderer given to you.”
Psalms 77:13, “Your way, O God, is holy. What god is great like our God?”

Devotional Thoughts:
Last December I went to Green Bay, Wisconsin to watch a football game. To say it was cold would be an understatement. Before the game, I put on every piece of warm clothing I could find, confident that the layers would be sufficient to keep me warm. I was wrong. I was so cold and the only thing I could do to try to get warm was to work my way over to a metal barrel outside the stadium that had a fire burning in it. Many people were gathered around warming their hands and I knew that if I wanted to get warm I had to get as close to the source of heat as I could. The closer I moved to the source, the warmer I became.
In Acts 3:14 and Psalms 77:13, Jesus is referred to as the “Holy One”. God is inherently holy, but he requires us to also become holy. Holiness means to be dedicated and consecrated to God. It’s not about moral purity, but a relationship with God and being in union with and sharing in Jesus’ holiness. Hebrews 12:14 says “Pursue peace with everyone and holiness-without it no one will see the Lord.” He is the source of Holiness, and like a source of heat, the closer we move to Him the more we can feel His Holiness and we are changed to become more like Him.

Discussion Questions:
• What does it mean to be Holy?
• What are you doing daily to draw closer to Jesus?
• What areas of your life do you find difficult to dedicate and surrender to God?

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