Oh, the holiness of always being the injured party. The historically oppressed can find not only sanctity but safety in the state of victimization.When access to a better life has been denied often enough, and successfully enough, one can use the rejection as an excuse to cease all efforts.
O worship the L in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.
And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools shall not err therein.
It is not the constant thought of their sins, but the vision of the holiness of God that makes the saints aware of their own sinfulness.
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