Healthy Fear

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10 (KJV).

“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,

“To keep the commandments of the Lord, and His statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?”           Deuteronomy 10:12-13.

“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.”        Ecclesiastes 12:13.

“The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.” Proverbs 14:27.

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

Dear Lord Father, let me turn from fear of man to awesome, reverent fear of You only.

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