Fearing God or fearing man

We ought to fear God and not to fear man.

March 31, 2019

The righteous have no need to be afraid of the bad things that happen in life.  God is there.

"Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.  For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken."

Proverbs 3:25-26

March 29, 2019

If we value God, we should also trust Him—in trusting Him there is protection.

"Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield."

Psalms 115:11

March 28, 2019

When we search for God's wisdom like buried treasure, then we find the correct respect and knowledge of God.

"My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;  Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;  If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;  Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God."

Proverbs 2:1-5

March 27, 2019

When we search for God's wisdom like buried treasure, then we find the correct respect and knowledge of God.

"My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;  Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;  If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;  Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God."

Proverbs 2:1-5

March 26, 2019

When we search for God's wisdom like buried treasure, then we find the correct respect and knowledge of God.

"My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;  Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;  If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;  Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God."

Proverbs 2:1-5

March 25, 2019

We must teach our children how to have the right reverence for God!

"Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD."

Psalms 34:11

March 24, 2019

The godly man has God's protection in his life.

"The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death."

Proverbs 14:27

March 23, 2019

Those who follow God always follow the banner of truth.

"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah."

Psalms 60:4

March 22, 2019

Godly people leave evil alone!

"By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil."

Proverbs 16:6

March 21, 2019

God supplies all the needs of those who have a loving, deferential relationship with Him.

"O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him."

Psalms 34:9