What Does it Mean to Fear the Lord? | Ep. 135

What Does it Mean to Fear the Lord? | Ep. 135

Episode 135

All throughout the Old Testament and New Testament, we read that God’s people should “fear the Lord”. We also are told in many verses to “fear not” or “do not fear”. Fear is a hard emotion for us to understand as it is; the differences in these verses can make it extra confusing! But because the fear of the Lord is a topic woven throughout all of Scripture, we know it’s important. So we have to ask: what is the fear of the Lord? How does it impact our real, everyday lives? And if it’s a good thing, how do we grow in our fear of the Lord? Many conversations on this topic simplify the fear of the Lord to awe and reverence, and that’s not wrong. But this is such a tremendous calling for believers that it’s worth digging deeper. Come join our conversation!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Prayers for My Children Verse Card Set by The Daily Grace Co.
Olipop Soda
“Emotions and the Heart” Study by The Daily Grace Co.
A Holy Fear by Christina Fox
“Mercy in the Storm” Jonah Study by The Daily Grace Co.
Ep. 127 You’re in a Battle: Engaging in Spiritual Warfare by Daily Grace
Ep. 129 Complaining: Godly Grief or Crossing the Line? with Lauren Weir by Daily Grace
“Attributes of God” Verse Card Set by The Daily Grace Co.
Ep. 7 Preaching the Gospel to Yourself by Daily Grace
Ep. 107 Fasting and Feasting by Daily Grace

Scripture mentioned in this episode:

Psalm 23:4
Psalm 34:9
Matthew 10:28
Isaiah 41:10
Acts 9:31
Colossians 3:3
Exodus 19:16-20
Mark 4:41
Ecclesiastes 12:13
Proverbs 9:10
Psalm 14:1
Psalm 56:3, 8-11
Romans 8:31-39

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