Spurgeon: A sacred trembling which is quite consistent with joy

Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness, tremble before him, all the earth! Psalm 96:9 Spurgeon, from the Treasury of David: Beauty of architecture and apparel he does not regard; moral and spiritual beauty is that in which his soul delighteth. Worship must not be rendered to God in a slovenly, sinful, superficial manner; … More Spurgeon: A sacred trembling which is quite consistent with joy

We all must fear. But if you fear God, you need fear no one and nothing else.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.Proverbs 9: 10  Randy Alcorn, of Eternal Perspective Ministries:   In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, volume I of The Chronicles of Narnia, one of the children asks Mr. and Mrs. Beaver about Aslan the … More We all must fear. But if you fear God, you need fear no one and nothing else.

Sam Storms: fearing God is the necessary fruit of forgiveness

“If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared” (Ps. 130:3-4). Sam Storms comments at EnjoyingGodMinistries.com: On first reading, something seems terribly askew. Would it not have made more sense for the psalmist to have said: “But with you there is justice, … More Sam Storms: fearing God is the necessary fruit of forgiveness

It will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him.

Carrollton, Kentucky, was the site of one of the most deadly bus disasters in United States history. About 11:00 p.m.  on Saturday May 14, 1988, Larry Mahoney, a drunk driver in a pickup truck was traveling in the wrong direction on an interstate highway.  He collided head-on with a church youth group returning from a day at a theme park in their converted … More It will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him.

Both righteousness and wisdom are achieved through the fear of God.

Ecclesiastes 7:15-18  In my vain life I have seen everything. There is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs his life in his evildoing. Be not overly righteous, and do not make yourself too wise. Why should you destroy yourself? Be not overly wicked, neither be … More Both righteousness and wisdom are achieved through the fear of God.

Is God Safe?

Proverbs 9: 10  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. Randy Alcorn, of Eternal Perspective Ministries: In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, volume I of The Chronicles of Narnia, one of the children asks Mr. and Mrs. Beaver about Aslan the … More Is God Safe?