Fear of God

How to Cultivate a (Healthy) Fear of the Lord

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.” Psalm 111:10 NIV If wisdom is the summit of Pikes Peak, then the fear of the Lord is the trailhead. The starting point. The beginning. Most of my kids enjoy hiking now,…
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The Top 10 Fears God Never Intended You to Have

Here’s a list of the top ten fears, courtesy of ABC News: Social phobias Open spaces Heights Flying Enclosed spaces Insects Snakes Dogs Storms Needles God intended man to have one fear and one fear only: the fear of the LORD. Psalm 19:9 (NIV) reads, “The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever.” The…
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Hit and Miss: Having a Fear of God

“Hearing the uproar, the Philistines asked, ‘What’s all this shouting in the Hebrew camp?’ When they learned that the ark of the LORD had come into the camp, the Philistines were afraid.” (1 Samuel 4:6-7a NIV) It’s sad when unbelievers show a fear of God greater than that of His own people. In the scenario…
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