Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The fear of the Lord is beautiful

The fear of the Lord is to be desire like a deer panting for the water. More to be desire are they than Gold. How bless are those who fear is in the Lord.

Living in the fear of the Lord makes you a stronger Christian.

Acts 9:31
New Living Translation (NLT)
31 The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it became stronger as the believers lived in the fear of the Lord. And with the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it also grew in numbers.

Acts 10:34-35
New Living Translation (NLT)
The Gentiles Hear the Good News
34 Then Peter replied, “I see very clearly that God shows no favoritism. 35 In every nation he accepts those who fear him and do what is right.

Psalm 128:1
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Blessedness of the Fear of the Lord.
A Song of Ascents.
128 (A)How blessed is everyone who fears the Lord,
Who (B)walks in His ways.

Psalm 25:14
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
14 The [a](A)secret of the Lord is for those who fear Him,
[b]And He will (B)make them know His covenant.

Psalm 25:14
New Living Translation (NLT)
14 The Lord is a friend to those who fear him.
    He teaches them his covenant.

Psalm 34:9
New Living Translation (NLT)
Fear the Lord, you his godly people,
    for those who fear him will have all they need.

Psalm 147:11
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
11 The Lord (A)favors those who fear Him,
(B)Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Luke 12:4-5
New Living Translation (NLT)
“Dear friends, don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot do any more to you after that. But I’ll tell you whom to fear. Fear God, who has the power to kill you and then throw you into hell.[a] Yes, he’s the one to fear.

Proverbs 9:10
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
10 The (A)fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Psalm 111:10
New Living Translation (NLT)
10 Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true wisdom.
    All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom.
Praise him forever!

2 Corinthians 5:11
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
11 Therefore, knowing the (A)fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are (B)made manifest also in your consciences.

Psalm 19:9
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;
The judgments of the Lord are (A)true; they are (B)righteous altogether.

Isaiah 66:2
English Standard Version (ESV)
(A)All these things my hand has made,
    and so all these things came to be,
declares the Lord.
(B)But this is the one to whom I will look:
    he who is humble and contrite in spirit
    and trembles at my word.

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