“So when the Lord saw that he turned aside to look, God called to him from the midst of the bush and said, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.” Then He said, “Do not draw near this place. Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground” Exodus 3:4-5
There was nothing special about the mountain on which Moses stood; God’s special presence made the ground holy. God took ordinary ground and set it apart for a special purpose, and in God’s purpose, the ground became holy.
When Jesus comes down men are changed, they are justified, sanctified, and made holy. When Jesus comes down, men are born again, given a change of heart, a new spirit, an unselfish, God centered purpose for living.
Except Jesus come down and make men holy, all religion is empty, mere moralism, fake, deceptive, and vain. When Jesus comes down, the cross becomes central in the message, the gospel includes a clear and accurate rendering of the sovereignty of God, the Lordship of Jesus Christ, the wickedness of sinners, and the absolute need for a God-given repentance and faith for salvation.
The Christian is one who knows the bush that burns within, and His name is Jesus!
“But when He again brings the firstborn into the world, He says: “Let all the angels of God worship Him.” And of the angels He says: “Who makes His angels spirits and His ministers a flame of fire.” Hebrews 1:7. (Emphasis added)