Faith: Facing Fear, Moving On
Fear of the Lord is a synonym for respecting, for being faithful to God. Living out this faithful respect is a commitment first to listening to God, to obeying Go’s commandments, and then living out and teaching those commandments to one’s children and community. These commandments call for allegiance,
devotion, and love for God- a love that then transposes to one’s offspring and simultaneously calls to one’s ancestors, who were also faithful. To fear God is to love and respect God. Love and respect are the cornerstones for all relationships. Immersed in the love of self, and therefore of God and one’s neighbor, is antithetical to being trapped by fear.
FEAR is False Evidence Anticipating Reality.
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