Have you ever pondered the wonderful benefits our loving Lord grants those who reverence Him? You may find dozens of delightful promises for those who fear the Lord. What comes to those who with heart and soul breath, “Hollowed by Thy name?” You’ll be encouraged to learn!
A CHALLENGE: Put a “check mark” by the blessings you have already enjoyed because of your reverence for God.
The LORD delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope in His unfailing love. (Ps 147:11)
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. (Prov 9:10)
He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is the key to this treasure. (Is 33:6)
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. (Prov 1:7)
… then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. (Prov 2:5)
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. (Prov 14:27)
The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble. (Prov 19:23)
Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and life. (Prov 22:4)
The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. (Prov 10:27)
The fear of the LORD leads to life, And he who has it will abide in satisfaction; He will not be visited with evil. (Prov 19:23)
Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for: through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. (Prov 16:6)
Oh, fear the Lord, you His saints! There is no want to those who fear Him. (Ps 34:9)
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, on those who hope in His mercy, to deliver their soul from death, and keep them alive in famine. Ps 33:18-19)
In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, And his children will have a place of refuge. (Prov 14:26)
The secret of the LORD is with those who fear Him, And He will show them His covenant.(Ps 25:14)
Oh, how great is Your goodness,which You have laid up for those who fear You, Which you have prepared for those who trust in You in the presence of the sons of men! (Ps 31:19)
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and He delivers them. (Ps 34:7)
But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy; In fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple (Ps 5:7)
For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear Him (Ps 103:11)
As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him (Ps 103:13)
Isaiah spoke of the coming Root or David, The Branch, “and he will delight in the fear of the LORD.”[ Is 11:3a]. Our Lord Jesus, The Branch walked, and walks today, saturated in the these promised blessings!
What future blessing do you anticipate coming to you, and your family, through these promises?
What are ways you personally upgrade your reverent love and fear of the Lord?
Steven C Johnson