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]