Posted in It's All By Faith

The Fruits Of Fearing God

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10 MEV

The fear of the Lord is a deep reverence and respect towards God, capable of narrowing the gap between yourself & Him (Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 14:2 & Psalms 103:11).

What does it mean to fear God?

It is to live a life of sacrifice, keeping God’s will in mind & being moved by the love He has always shown.

If I want Jesus to manifest Himself through me, I must manifest His attitudes, behaviour and His gospel. I must have the mind of Christ, He said, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work” (John 4:34).

Many so-called Christians and believers don’t fear God, their food is to do their own will, by prioritizing worldly riches, fame & the lusts of their heart. Due to this selfish ambition, they are ineffective Christians. God even will not hear their prayers (John 9:31).

It’s a daily battle between our flesh and Spirit (Galatian 5:16-17).

God chose David because of His unselfish desire to serve God (I Samuel 13:14). Through this verse I understood that God is looking for those who are willing to do His will & who are responsible. Even in the face of injustice and persecution by Saul, David showed reverence to God by refusing to kill Saul when he could; he thought to himself, ‘Who am I to kill someone that God has anointed?’, this shows fear towards God, not man.

When a person really fears God in their character and actions, God is moved by these acts of loyalty and love; so much so that He glorifies them before satan and man. Just like He did with Job.

When Job had everything he needed, he feared God in his character and actions; when God allowed satan to take it all away, he still trusted & feared God in his character and actions. And the world knows how God rewarded him because of this.

When a person has:

The Fear of God

The Holy Spirit

The Word of God

The name of Jesus.

What else do they need? Absolutely nothing.

Have a read of these related posts: Sin & It’s Consequences || Repentance & It’s Characteristics || A True Servant Of God || Friend Of God || A Man Of God In India – An Amazing Testimony || Man’s Authority Over Rebellious Demons || God’s Enough – The Holy Spirit

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