Fear of God

Psalm 33:18 “But the Lord watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing love.” ~What does it mean to “fear” the Lord, if God is love, why would we fear him? We should look at the phrase, “fear of the Lord,” or “God fearing”. We’ve often heard these terms but do we really know and understand why? I believe this is a good definition of the word fear, as used in the bible: f…ear which means awe in the presence of the holy (Eccles. 12: 13). This fear induces a hatred of evil (Prov. 8: 13)… Continue reading Fear of God

Fear of the Unknown

Today’s Date:  January 20, 2010 “Fear of the Unknown” (ODB Heb 11:8-12)    Reading: Gen 41:17-42:17, Mt 13:24-46, Psalm 18:1-15, Proverbs 4:1-6, Our Daily Bread 1/9/10 S – Scripture: By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called . . . . And he went out, not knowing where he was going. —Hebrews 11:8 http://tinyurl.com/y8blnas O – Observation: In the One Year Bible, I’ve been enjoying … Continue reading Fear of the Unknown

Trembling at God's Word

Today’s Date: Jan 4, 2010 Reading: Gen 8-10, Matt 4:12-25, Psalm 4:1-8, Proverbs 1:20-23 Blackaby’s Experiencing God: Isaiah 66:2 Title: Trembling at God’s Word S – Scripture: “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.” Isaiah 66:2 O – Observation: Blackaby shares a great devotion today that you can click … Continue reading Trembling at God's Word

The Angel of the Lord Brings Good News

Jan 02, 2010 Gen 3, 4, 5, Luke 2 S – Scripture: Luke 2:10 “but the angel reassured them (shepherds). “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.” O – Observation: Jesus was born and shepherds saw an angel of the Lord which brought fear to their hearts, the angel assured them that he was there … Continue reading The Angel of the Lord Brings Good News