Faith & Fear

Faith and Fear of the Lord

Faith is believing in something that you do not see.  It is a gift from God, not earned by ourselves.      And the apostles said unto the Lord, increase our faith.  Luke 17:5

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  Hebrews 11:1

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.  Romans 10:17

Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.  But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.  For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.  Galatians 3:24-26

Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in His blood, to declare His righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, though the forbearance of God.    Romans 3:24,25

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves:  it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.    Ephesians 2:8,9

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace where in we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.    Romans 5:1,2

Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench al the fiery darts of the wicked.    Ephesians 6:16

Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree,... And  all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.      Matthew 21:21-22

And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.  Mark 11:22

Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.  Mark 9:23

(For we walk by faith, not by sight.)     2 Corinthians 5:7

Behold, his soul which is lifted up is now upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.     Habakkuk 2:4

To open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in Me.  Acts 26:18  

Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?       John 11:40

Instruction in Faith:  

READ:  Hebrews 10:38,39; 11:1-40     AND      Galatians 3:1-29

Other References to Faith: 

Matthew 6:30 clothing;  8:5-10 Centurion;  8:23-27 Waves;  9:20-22 Woman;   9:27-30 healed;  14:25-33 Peter;  17:19-21 Mustard seed;  23:23 Law; 

Romans 3:28; 4:5; 10:8-11;  1 Corinthians 2:5;  Ephesians 3:14-19;  Philippians 3:7-11;  Colossians 1:21-23;  2 Thessalonians 2:13;  1Timothy 1:1-5; 6:11,12;  

Dear Lord, Increase my faith in You, and help me to receive your Son Jesus Christ, that I would have Eternal Life.    Amen 

How do Faith and Works work together?  Faith Works 

 

Fear of the Lord

Fear of the Lord shows recognition that God is Sovereign, All-powerful, All-knowing, All-present, All-seeing and has Complete Authority over all things, seen and unseen.  When you realize this truth, then the fear that it generates is the beginning of Wisdom.  You will think and act in the awareness of the power and significance of God in your own personal life. 

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.  Proverbs 9:10

Then they that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon His name.  Malachi 3:16

Only fear the Lord, and serve Him in truth with all your hear: for consider how great things He hath done for you.       1 Samuel 12:24

Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear Him, upon them that hope in His mercy.      Psalm 33:18

But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear Him, and His righteousness unto children's children.    Psalm 103:17

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.      Proverbs 16:6

Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art Holy: for all nations shall come and worship before Thee; for Thy judgments are made manifest.  Revelation 15:4 

O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!       Deuteronomy 5:29

Teach me Thy way, O Lord; I will walk in Thy truth: unite my heart to fear Thy Name.  Psalm 86:11

Let us her the conclusion of the whole matter:  Fear God, and keep His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.  Ecclesiastes 12:13

Other References :  

Exodus 18:21;  1 Samuel12:14,15;  1 Chronicles 16:25-27;  Jeremiah 5:21-25; Luke 1:50;  2 Corinthians 7:1; Hebrews 12:28;  1 Peter 2:17;  Revelation 14:6,7 

Psalm 19:7-11;  25:12-14;  31:19,20;  145:19;   

Proverbs 10:27;  14:26,27;  15:16;  19:23;  31:30

Other site of Interest:   www.dianedew.com/faith.htm 

Dear Lord, Reveal Yourself to me, that I might receive you as my Lord and Savior so as to know You, and love You and serve You for the rest of my life.  Amen

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