A Proverb a Day Part 4

A Proverb a Day Part 4

The Fear of the LORD

Sunday, August 30, 2020

 

I. A Proverb a Day

A.Solomon’s Rise and Fall (review)

1.(Eccl. 12:13-14 NKJV/AMP) Conclusion of the whole matter!

B.The Fear of the LORD

1.The fear of the Lord is to have a continuous awareness of God, a deep reverence for Him, and a sincere commitment to obeying Him because of your knowledge of Him and His love for you. Real relationship.

a.(Prov. 8:13) the fear of the Lord is to hate evil!

~(Rom. 12:9 AMP)

~(1 Thess. 5:22 AMP)

~(2 Tim. 2:19-26 NIV)

2.The first benefit of the seeking God’s wisdom through a proverb a day is the fear of the Lord.

a.(Prov. 2:1-6 AMP) A proverb a day will bring the fear of the Lord and the knowledge of God.

~(Prov. 1:7) the beginning of knowledge.

~(Prov. 9:10) the beginning of wisdom.

~(Job 28:12-28 NLT) true wisdom

~(Ps. 111:10) the beginning of wisdom

~(Isa. 11:1-3) Prophesy of Jesus.

~(Isa. 33:6 NKJV/NIV) fear of the Lord the key.

3.The fear of the Lord produces great benefits.

a.(Prov. 10:27 NIV) long life

b.(Prov. 14:2 NIV) walking uprightly

c.(Prov. 14:26) strong confidence and a refuge for your children.

d.(Prov. 14:27) fountain of life (mouth/teaching/understanding)

e.(Prov. 16:6 CSB) departs from evil

f.(Prov. 19:23 CSB) sleep without danger

g.(Prov. 22:4) riches, honor and life.

h.(Acts 9:31) church growth

 

Pastor Lee Stokes]

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