Tag Archives: the fear of the Lord

Fear; February 21, 2022


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. As with many other verses in the Bible, I can’t read this without singing it, at least … Continue reading

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Wisdom; January 21, 2022


1 Cor 1:20, 25 Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, … Continue reading

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Those in Authority; September 2, 2021


Luke 18:2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men.” This verse is a minor detail in this story, but my sermon on August 15th was based on verse 1, … Continue reading

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Wisdom; July 5, 2021


Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. This particular truth is repeated numerous times throughout the Bible, but we seem to have a hard time really getting it into our awareness. … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; May 8, 2021


2 Samuel 12:13-14 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. But because by doing this you have made the enemies of … Continue reading

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Respecting God; October 16, 2020


Malachi 1:14 “Cursed is the cheat who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but then sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord. For I am a great king,” says the Lord Almighty, “and my … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; September 29, 2020


Psalms 111:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise. The first line of this verse is justly famous, and is echoed in Proverbs 9:10. … Continue reading

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Attitude; September 27, 2020


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. This prayer of David is one of the most fundamental in the whole Bible. … Continue reading

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God’s Rules; July 4, 2020


Daniel 1:15 At the end of the ten days they looked healthier and better nourished than any of the young men who ate the royal food. Here we have a clear example of the practicality of God’s rules. There was … Continue reading

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Wisdom; October 6, 2019


Proverbs 1:29-31 Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the Lord, since they would not accept my advice and spurned my rebuke, they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of … Continue reading

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