Fearing God Is a Matter of the Heart

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Michael Reeves:

The Heart’s Inclinations

The fear of God is not a state of mind you can guarantee with five easy steps. It is not something that can be acquired with simple self-effort. The fear of God is a matter of the heart.

How easily we can mistake the reality of the fear of God for an outward and hollow show! As Martin Luther put it: “To fear God is not merely to fall upon your knees. Even a godless man and a robber can do that.”1Scripture presents the fear of God as a matter of the heart’s inclinations. So, readsPsalm 112:1,

Blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
who greatly delights in his commandments!

The one who fears the Lord, then, is not merely one who grudgingly attempts the outward action of keeping the Lord’s commandments. The one who truly fears the Lord…

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2 Responses to “Fearing God Is a Matter of the Heart”

  1. Great post! Thank you for sharing. God bless you and Sarah.

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