The Fear of the Lord

We all hear about GOD is love and we should love Him which is true but rarely do we hear about that we should fear GOD.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 – Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this [is] the whole [duty] of man.

Proverbs 14:26 – In the fear of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Proverbs 14:27 – The fear of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Deuteronomy 8:6
Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him.

Proverbs 3:7 – Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Luke 1:50 – And his mercy [is] on them that fear him from generation to generation.

2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

Job 1
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him  in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?

And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not. (Ex. 20:20)

O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! (Deu 5:29)

That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son’s son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged. (Deu 6:2)

Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name. (Deu 6:13)

And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day. (Deu 6:24)

And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, (Deu 10:12)

If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD; (Deu 28:58)

Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved. (1Ch 16:30)

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding. (Job 28:28)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever. (Psa 111:10)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. (Pro 9:10)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (Pro 1:7)

Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. (Psa 2:11) (Rejoice with trembling? How fearful is that?)

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah. (Psa 9:20)

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether. (Psa 19:9)

The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant. (Psa 25:14) (Wanna know the secret? It’s the fear of the Lord.)

Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. (Psa 33:8)

Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; (Psa 33:18)

The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. (Psa 34:7)

The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes. (Psa 36:1)

Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath. (Psa 90:11)

O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth. (Psa 96:9)

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. (Psa 103:11)

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him. (Psa 103:13)

But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children; (Psa 103:17)

My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments. (Psa 119:120)

He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them. (Psa 145:19)

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy. (Psa 147:11) (What can we do to please God? Fear Him.)

Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God. (Pro 2:5)

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. (Pro 8:13)

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. (Pro 16:6)

The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil. (Pro 19:23)

By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honor, and life. (Pro 22:4)

Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread. (Isa 8:13) (Did you say “dread”?)

And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: (Isa 11:2,3) (Even Jesus feared God)

Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts. (Jer 2:19) (Its a wicked thing not to fear God.)

Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it? (Jer 5:22)

And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them: And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me. (Jer 32:39, 40) (the purpose of the New Covenant)

A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honor? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name? (Mal 1:6)

And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people; 7and he said with a loud voice, “Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters.” (Rev. 14:6-7)

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. (Mat 10:28)

And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:) (Heb 12:21)

Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: For our God is a consuming fire. (Heb 12:28)

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. (Phil. 2:12)

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