Fearing the Lord

“Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a women who fears the LORD is to be praised.” Provers 31:30

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy one is insight.” Provers 9:10

Why should we fear the Lord? What does it mean to even fear the Lord? It is something that is mentioned over and over in scripture, but is hard for me to even comprehend. The phrase in “who fears” in hebrew is yare and is a verb. But to fear the Lord is many things.   

 

It is fear

          It is reverence          

It is to stand in awe of

It is A fear a child has of his parents

It is healthy adoration 

It is wisdom

It is obedience 

It is respect

It is submitting to his discipline 

 

 

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