What Does It Mean To Be Holy?

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God being holy is the attribute that is most talked about when the subject of God’s character is brought into question. What exactly does it mean to be holy? Being holy is a term used when talking about separation. God uses the term holy as being separated from all things evil. When the Israelites came out of Egypt and were at Mt. Sinai god told them “For I am the LORD your God. You shall therefore consecrate yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy. Neither shall you defile yourselves with any creeping thing that creeps on the earth. For I am the LORD who brings you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy” (Leviticus 11:44-45). Essentially what he is telling the people of Israel is that
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