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To the choirmaster. Of David, the servant of the LORD. Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. David realized that transgression numbs the soul; So often, a little white lie leads to flagrant disregard for the Word of the…
Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD. It is good news that it can be taught but how? Where do I start teaching? Romans 3:21-25 gives an excellent outline of the process.But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from…
With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! If my driving purpose is to seek You and You alone, You will keep me within that region controlled by Your Word, i.e., the Kingdom of Heaven. What comfort! Today's readings in the Psalms: Morning: Psalm…
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. That army that surrounded Elisha and his servant in 2 Kings 6 are promised to all God-fearers. I tend to think in terms of physical protection and that it is, but the LORD's hand is not…
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. Read the story in 2 Kings 6:8-17 and realize that the army of horses and chariots of fire were not only for Elisha and his servant but are here for your and my instruction. Oh, that…
I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. I have been delivered from all my fears of those things that go bump in the night. All the unknowns, all the might and could be, all the catastrophizing. Gone! An immediate benefit of living…
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love, Look at this treasure. The LORD, God, the Almighty, keeps His eye on me because I am a God-fearer. He watches over me because I have a certain expectation that…
Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! Two points come out of this verse. One is that this passage very clearly connects the Fear of the LORD with awe of the LORD. I am called to reverential awe…
Blessed be the LORD, for he has wondrously shown his steadfast love to me when I was in a besieged city. I had said in my alarm, “I am cut off from your sight.” But you heard the voice of my pleas for mercy when I cried to you for…
You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! Proverbs 3:5-6Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.…
Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind! The Fear of the LORD, God, the Almighty is synonymouswith the Goodness of the LORD. His bounty…
Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident. David has no reason to be afraid of an army of pagans, nor war being declared against him. Why? He trusts in the LORD Or in other words; he…
Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? My Light, my Salvation, my Stronghold; what else is needed? The stronghold brings to mind standing on the bluffs above the Mississippi…
Who is the man who fears the LORD? Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose. His soul shall abide in well-being, and his offspring shall inherit the land. The friendship of the LORD is for those who fear him, and he makes known to them his…
Who is the man who fears the LORD? Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose. His soul shall abide in well-being, and his offspring shall inherit the land. The friendship of the LORD is for those who fear him, and he makes known to them his…

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