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Fear Is Making Me Stronger: Isaiah 50:10; 33:6

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Who among you fears the Lord and obeys his servant? If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord and rely on your God.
Isaiah 50:10 (NLT)

In that day he will be your sure foundation, providing a rich store of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge. The fear of the Lord will be your treasure.
Isaiah 33:6 (NLT)

What Is The Fear Of The Lord?

Why Should I Fear The Lord?

Because it…

1) GIVES ME WISDOM

Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true knowledge but, fools despise wisdom and discipline.
Proverbs 1:7 (NLT)

2) BLESSES MY KIDS

Praise the Lord! How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands. Their children will be successful everywhere;

an entire generation of godly people will be blessed.
Psalm 112:1-2 (NLT)

3) MAKES ME JOYFUL

Praise the Lord! How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands. Their children will be successful everywhere; an entire generation of godly people will be blessed.
Psalm 112:1-2 (NLT)

4) KEEPS ME FROM SIN

By fearing the Lord, people avoid evil.
Proverbs 16:6 (NLT)

5) SHOWS ME THE RIGHT PATH

Who are those who fear the Lord? He will show them the path they should choose.
Psalm 25:12 (NLT)

6) MOTIVATES ME TO REACH PEOPLE

Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade men.
2 Corinthians 5:11 (NIV)

7) EXPOSES ME GOD’S GOODNESS

How great is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you…
Psalm 31:19 (NIV)

How Do I Grow In The Fear Of The Lord?

1) MAKE GOD MY PRIORITY

…Put away forever the idols your ancestors worshiped when they lived beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt. Serve the Lord alone.
Joshua 24:14b

2) STUDY AND LEARN GOD’S WORD

Praise the Lord! How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands.
Psalm 112:1 (NLT)

Never forget the day when you stood before the Lord your God at Mount Sinai, where he told me, ‘Summon the people before me, and I will personally instruct them. Then they will learn to fear me as long as they live, and they will teach their children to fear me also.’
Deuteronomy 4:10 (NLT)

3) TITHE

Bring this tithe to the designated place of worship—the place the Lord your God chooses for his name to be honored…Doing this will teach you always to fear the Lord your God.
Deuteronomy 14:23 (NLT)

4) BUILD GODLY RELATIONSHIPS

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.
Ecclesiastes4:9-10 (NIV)

5) SERVE

So fear the Lord and serve him wholeheartedly.
Joshua 24:14a (NLT)

6) WORSHIP

“Fear God,” he shouted. “Give glory to him. For the time has come when he will sit as judge. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and all the springs of water.”
Revelation 14:7 (NLT)