You Must Fear God!

It is abundantly clear that a true Christian must FEAR GOD! The apostate “church” of today does not at all! They teach a false, worldly, “tolerant” love that does not produce godly sorrow that leads to repentance and salvation. They preach the ear-ticklin’ false gospel prophesied of thousands of years ago! Another post on an example of ungodly fear is here

The problem is FEW truly fear the Lord as commanded. 

2Ti 4:3  For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
2Ti 4:4  And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.  

Mat 10:28  And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Gen 20:11 And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the FEAR of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife’s sake.

Gen 31:42 Except the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the FEAR of Isaac, had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight.

Gen 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the FEAR of his father Isaac.

Gen 42:18 And Joseph said unto them the third day, This do, and live; for I FEAR God:

Exo 18:21 Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as FEAR God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Lev 19:3 Ye shall FEAR every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

Lev 19:14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt FEAR thy God: I am the LORD.

Lev 19:32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and FEAR thy God: I am the LORD.

Lev 25:17 Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt FEAR thy God: for I am the LORD your God.

Lev 25:36 Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but FEAR thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

Lev 25:43 Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt FEAR thy God.

Deu 4:10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when the LORD said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to FEAR me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.

Deu 6:2 That thou mightest FEAR the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son’s son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.

Deu 6:13 Thou shalt FEAR the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.

Deu 6:24 And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to FEAR the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.

Deu 8:6 Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to FEAR him.

Deu 10:12 And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to FEAR the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

Deu 10:20 Thou shalt FEAR the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.

Deu 11:25 There shall no man be able to stand before you: for the LORD your God shall lay the FEAR of you and the dread of you upon all the land that ye shall tread upon, as he hath said unto you.

Deu 13:4 Ye shall walk after the LORD your God, and FEAR him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

Deu 14:23 And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to FEAR the LORD thy God always.

Deu 17:19 And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to FEAR the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them:

Deu 28:58 If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and FEARFUL name, THE LORD THY GOD;

Deu 31:12 Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and FEAR the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

Deu 31:13 And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to FEAR the LORD your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

Jos 4:24 That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty: that ye might FEAR the LORD your God for ever.

1Sa 12:14 IF ye will FEAR the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, THEN shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God:

2Sa 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the FEAR of God.

2Ki 17:39 But the LORD your God ye shall FEAR; and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.

2Ch 19:7 Wherefore now let the FEAR of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

2Ch 20:29 And the FEAR of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

Neh 5:9 Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the FEAR of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?

Neh 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the FEAR of God.

Neh 6:14 My God, think thou upon Tobiah and Sanballat according to these their works, and on the prophetess Noadiah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in FEAR.

Job 1:9 Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job FEAR God for nought?

Psa 14:5 There were they in great FEAR: for God is in the generation of the righteous.

Psa 34:7  The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Psa 36:1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD. The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no FEAR of God before his eyes.

Psa 40:3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and FEAR, and shall trust in the LORD.

Psa 53:5 There were they in great FEAR, where no FEAR was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.

Psa 55:19 God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they FEAR not God.

Psa 61:5 For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that FEAR thy name.

Psa 64:9 And all men shall FEAR, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing.

Psa 66:16 Come and hear, all ye that FEAR God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.

Psa 67:7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall FEAR him.

Pro 2:5 Then shalt thou understand the FEAR of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Pro 9:10  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

Pro 10:27  The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Pro 14:26  In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Pro 14:27  The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Pro 15:16  Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Pro 15:33  The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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

Pro 19:23  The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Pro 22:4  By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

Pro 23:17  Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

Pro 24:21  My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

Pro 29:25  The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Isa 2:10  Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty.

Ecc 3:14 I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should FEAR before him.

Ecc 5:7 For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but FEAR thou God.

Ecc 8:12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that FEAR God, which fear before him:

Ecc 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: FEAR God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

Isa 29:23 But when he seeth his children, the work of mine hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify my name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall FEAR the God of Israel.

Jer 2:19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my FEAR is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

Jer 5:24 Neither say they in their heart, Let us now FEAR the LORD our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

Jer 49:5 Behold, I will bring a FEAR upon thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts, from all those that be about thee; and ye shall be driven out every man right forth; and none shall gather up him that wandereth.

Eze 30:13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a FEAR in the land of Egypt.

Dan 6:26 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and FEAR before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.

Hos 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall FEAR the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.

Jon 1:9 And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I FEAR the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.

Mic 7:17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be AFRAID of the LORD our God, and shall FEAR because of thee.

Hag 1:12 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him, and the people did FEAR before the LORD.

Luk 5:26 And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were filled with FEAR, saying, We have seen strange things to day.

Luk 7:16 And there came a FEAR on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath visited his people.

Luk 23:40 But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou FEAR God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?

Act 13:16 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye that FEAR God, give audience.

2Co 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the FEAR of God.

Eph 5:21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the FEAR of God.

Heb 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with FEAR , prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

Heb 12:28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly FEAR:

1Pe 2:17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. FEAR God. Honour the king.

1Pe 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and FEAR :

Rev 11:11 And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great FEAR fell upon them which saw them.

Rev 14:7 Saying with a loud voice, FEAR God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

Rev 19:5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that FEAR HIM, both small and great.

If you do not FEAR the LORD, repent, and go to “The Way to The Cross” study here
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