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The Control Freak Father and the Fear of God

An angry father is a father who has lost a sense of the fear of God. But when children see a father who has bowed the knee to His God in holy fear, they find a new kind of father. It is the fear of God that subdues a father’s unrighteous anger. In that state […]

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Chastising Children and the Fear of The Lord

Children learn about God by their parents, and part of their learning comes from a father who constrains evil in his home. Hebrews 12 makes it plain that God chastises every son whom he receives. This is why a father who chastises his children is helping them learn the fear of the Lord. With this, […]

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Can You Hear the Voice of Your Shepherd

Joel Beeke tells a story of when he was in Scotland when he spoke to a shepherd who affirmed to him that sheep hear different voices, but only follow their own shepherd’s voice. Sheep will only follow the voice their shepherd, even though other shepherds are speaking. They will only follow his voice. Therefore, if […]

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All Subjects Tied to the Fear of God

Knowledge without the fear of God is worthless. Math, science, history only have meaning  when the fear of God is embraced. Everything goes sideways when the fear of God is lost. Science becomes more and more irrational and as a result Are you tying all of your instruction to the fear of God? Is there […]

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The Fear of God Is Everything in Life

African pastor, Malamuolo Chindongo explains how the fear of God brings order to our hearts, homes and in all of society. His analysis of the African context – If you don’t fear God it means you have no conscience. He describes what happens in nations when men do not fear God – men abuse one […]

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The Essence of the Fear of God

So many of our troubles come from misplaced fear. We fear man, instead of God. Craig Houston speaks of the only appropriate fear… fear of God. He recites Prov 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will keep […]

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A Wrong View of the Fear of God

Paul Washer shows how we often misunderstand the fear of God. The fear of God is different compared to fear of man. We don’t fear a wrathful man the way we fear God. God is different, so our fear is different… Godly fear is mingled with love and joy and awe. This is why the […]

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A Daily Video Devotional on the Fear of God

We are praying for a revival of the fear of God in our hearts, homes and churches. This is why today, we are launching a daily devotional on the Fear of God. We have over 90 short video clips from our friends Joel Beeke, Paul Washer, Jason Dohm, Craig Houston, Kevin Swanson, Malamuolo Chindongo, Paul Thompson […]

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No Fear of God Before Their Eyes

The ungodly, as they view and live life, as they carry our their desires and ambitions, do so devoid of the fear of God. When someone has just had his picture taken with a flash camera, he will have a bright spot before his eyes for the next minute or two. Everything he looks at […]

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Memorial Day – Remembering Important Lessons from Iwo Jima

It is good for us to examine history and learn from the events that God, by His sovereignty, has chosen to bring to pass. As we approach Memorial Day, there is one event that I want to focus on: Iwo Jima. During this season of history, there are many lessons on trials, manhood and courage […]

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How His Arm Brought Salvation

Isaiah 59 describes the details of mans greatest problem, and his greatest hope. His greatest problem is his sin, and his greatest remedy is a man – the man sent from God – the God man, our Lord Jesus Christ. He is the intercessor whose arm is not too short to save.  This chapter contains […]

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NCFIC Luncheon – Defending Marriage in Your Church – Elizabethtown, PA

Defending marriage in our churches is a critical matter at this historical moment in America. Marriage has become a battleground. How do we as church leaders fight for a biblical view of marriage in our churches? How do we equip the saints? This will be the focus of Scott Brown’s presentation and the topic of […]

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Join me at the Banner of Truth Conference Next Week

Consider joining me at the Banner of Truth Ministers Conference next week, Tuesday May 24-May 26. Several from our local church are going as well as some friends around the country. And, if you are able, please join me and several church leaders at the NCFIC Church Leaders Luncheon just before the Banner of Truth Conference begins.   […]

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What Does the Lord’s Prayer Teach Us about God?

Here is Paul Washer at “Burnings in the Soul,” helping us better understand who God is, by taking us through the Lord’s Prayer. “Burnings in the Soul” is held each year directly preceeding our national conference in October where we ask men to share with us what is burning in their souls. You can sign up for Burnings […]

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The Delightful Day

In this passage, God comes to His people to diagnose lack of joy and lack of blessing in their lives in spite of the fact that they are fasting and celebrating the Sabbath. Isaiah 58 uses fasting and the Sabbath as examples, but the message is not primarily focused on these two duties of Christians. Its focus is […]

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