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Come Grow in the fear of God – Early Bird Pricing Ends Wednesday Night!

Please consider joining us at the Fear of God conference this October 27-29th. You may be thinking, “Oh, I already know about the fear of God. Why do I need to go?” Let’s take a moment and think about the condition of our own hearts, churches, families, and nations in regards to the fear of […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How The Fear of God is a Gift

How is the fear of God a gift to us? Craig Houston explains in this video that while the fear of man ensnares us, the fear of God is a gift because it restrains us from sin. As a Christian, we don’t want to shipwreck our faith. Thankfully, God has given us His Spirit to […]

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Come Grow in the fear of God – Early Bird Pricing Ends in 6 Days!

Please consider joining us at the Fear of God conference this October 27-29th. You may be thinking, “Oh, I already know about the fear of God. Why do I need to go?” Let’s take a moment and think about the condition of our own hearts, churches, families, and nations in regards to the fear of […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Gossip and the Fear of God in the Church

How should the fear of God affect the way we interact with those who gossip and slander within the church? Mala Chindongo explains in this video that when individuals spread gossip or slander about others in the church, those people should be afraid of and fear God. God loves those individuals and consequently will discipline […]

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Join me Live at 5:00pm EST as we discuss the book of Philemon.

Philemon shows how love works in the church when someone is wronged. Can there be love when someone steals from another church member or wrongs them in some way? Onesimus, the slave of Philemon in Colossae was an unfaithful servant, a deserter and a thief. Ungrateful, he fled his master, Philemon. Can there be love […]

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Fear of God Devotional: When There Is No Fear of God in Civil Leaders

What are the effects of a civil magistrate who has no fear of God? Paul Thompson explains in this video that a civil magistrate who has no fear of God has no interest in the things of God. Those under his jurisdiction will reap the negative impact of being under that authority. This civil magistrate […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Control Freak Father and the Fear of God

Have you considered the effects of your uncontrolled anger? Kevin Swanson explains that when fathers erupt in anger, lose control of their tongue, and throw things in the presence of their families, they are really trying to dispense of God’s authority. Man’s wrath is not a righteous wrath, as God’s wrath is. By repenting of […]

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Don’t Shrug Your Shoulders at God

In Isaiah 66:14-24 – the final section of Isaiah – people are looking at a spectacle. It is a picture of His people seeing two things: In the previous verses, they see the blessings of having a mother, the church, feeding them and the Lord Himself comforting them. There are two things that are happening in the world. God […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Patience of God Toward Those Who Do Not Fear Him

How do you view the judgments of God? Jason Dohm explains in this video that when we think about the judgments of God, we often can mistakenly think of them being “snap judgments” of God, something that He does because He runs out of patience. But, this is not the case. God mercifully warns us […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Clarence Simmons on His Greatest Fear

As a pastor, how should the fear of God affect how you shepherd your church? Clarence Simmons explains that God will hold men accountable for not only how they handled the Word of God but also how they shepherded the people of God. One of our greatest fears should be deviating from Scripture. Being in […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Understanding the Pre-Incarnate Glory and Suffering of Jesus Christ

How do you view Jesus Christ? Paul Washer explains that to comprehend who Jesus Christ is, we must look at both the pre-incarnate glory of Christ and the suffering of Christ. They must be both understood together. We can’t understand Christ’s humility until we first understand His exaltation. People wrongly think of Jesus as always […]

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What Is the Fear of the Lord?

Charles Bridges gives an excellent definition of the fear of the Lord in his book “An Exposition of Proverbs”, he writes: But what is the fear of the Lord? It is that affectionate reverence, by which the child of God bends himself humbly and carefully to his Father’s law. His wrath is so bitter, and […]

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Fear of God Devotional: A Nation’s Self Destruction Without the Fear of God

What happens to a nation that abandons its fear of God? Kevin Swanson explains that a world that will not fear God is a world that will self-destruct. We have already seen devastating mistakes in the scientific field, for instance. Man has become too proud in his science because he has abandoned the fear of […]

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How to Have The Tenderest Understanding and Bond Between Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and daughters should have the tenderist understandings between them. This Psalm declares what I believe should be one of those common understandings.  This Psalm is a helpful guide for how fathers and daughters can have an intimate understanding and agreement about what is happening in this world, what is happening to them, what forces are […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Fear of God in Your Life

How do you grow in the fear of God? In this video, Jason Dohm explains that your fear of God grows the more you read Scripture. Through our reading of Scripture, we understand who God truly is. The God of the Bible is a fearful God. The Bible tells us what God is really like […]

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