“Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.” - Ps. 34:11
“The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever...” Ps. 19:9
“Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.” Phil. 2:12-13
Love and Obedience:
How do we obtain the fear of God?
• God teaches us His fear through His Word:
“And it shall be, when he (a king over Israel) sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites: And it shall be with him and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them.” Deut. 17:18-19.