IF YOU FEAR GOD YOU NEED FEAR NOTHING ELSE!

IF YOU FEAR GOD YOU NEED FEAR NOTHING ELSE!

Compiled by Michael Jeshurun

The fear of God will be or should be one of the favorite topics of the Christian. Unfortunately, it’s very misunderstood. This may be partly because it isn’t mentioned much anymore, and many tend to understand the word fear as fright, and only fright. The fear of God is a very multi-faceted doctrine. It doesn’t just mean awe or reverence but a whole lot more.

The Bible has a lot to say about ‘The fear of God’ – see Genesis 22:12, Deuteronomy 6:1-2, Psalms 2:11, Proverbs 9:10, Isaiah 50:10, Acts 9:31, Revelation 14:6-7, for a good representation.

The fear of God starts out with the realization of our sin, and realizing what we’ve been saved from.

Because believers have been saved from sin, and from God’s wrath, we want to obey God not because we’re afraid…

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