What is the fear of the Lord? God defines it. “The fear of the LORD is to hate evil, pride, arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverted mouth. These things I hate.” (Proverbs 8:13)
The following are benefits that occur when you live your life in the Fear of the Lord.
1. God’s instruction, prosperous soul, a Godly heritage, God’s secrets, God’s protection
“Who is the man who fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way he should choose.
His soul will abide in prosperity, and his descendants will inherit the land.
The secret of the Lord is for those who fear Him, and He will make them know His covenant.
My eyes are continually toward the Lord, for He will pluck my feet out of the net.” (Psalm 25:12-15)
2. Blessed by God
“Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in His commandments.” (Psalm 112:1)
“How blessed is the man who fears the Lord always, but he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.” (Proverbs 28:14)
3. Prolongs Life
“The fear of the LORD prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be shortened.” (Proverbs 10:27)
4. Life, satisfied sleep, protection from evil
“The fear of the LORD leads to life, so that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.” (Proverbs 9:23)
5. Riches, honor and life
“The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, honor and life.” (Proverbs 22:24)
6. God watches over him and delivers him from eternal death
“Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, on those who hope for His lovingkindness, to deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.” (Psalm 33:18)
7. Protected and rescued by God’s angels
“The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.” (Psalm 34:7)
If you would like to have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, then read the Four Spiritual Laws – http://www.4laws.com/laws/englishkgp/default.htm
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