Psa. 34:11 Deut. 4:10 Deut. 14:23 Fear Has To Be Taught
Objective Help us to walk in the fear of God. Help us to walk in the fear of God. Challenge us to study more about fear Challenge us to study more about fear –Mark every reference you see to “fear”. –Ask “What do I learn about fear?”
Claims To Fear Joseph - Gen. 42:18 Jonah - Jonah 1:9 Nehemiah - Neh. 1:5, 11 Abraham - Gen. 22:12
I. Purpose & Summation Of Life If we fail in that - we have failed in life! If we fail in that - we have failed in life! (Ecc. 12:13; Prov. 23:17) If our children don’t fear God, then we have failed. If our children don’t fear God, then we have failed. If this is our purpose, then those who don’t fear God have no meaning in life. If this is our purpose, then those who don’t fear God have no meaning in life.
II. Those Who Fear God - Please God Acts 10:35 Psa. 2:11 Psa. 33:18 Psa. 34:9, 15
III. What It Means To Fear HeadsTails Afraid of Displeasing God 1 Sam. 11:7 Psa. 119:120 Isa. 66:2 Heb. 10:31; 12:29 Respect & Awe Luke 7:16 Jonah 1:9 Deut. 28:58
IV. What It Causes Us To Do Do what God says Do what God says Be dedicated Be dedicated Hate sin Hate sin Honor God Honor God Respect the Word Respect the Word Respect & treat others right Respect & treat others right
1.One who fears God is more than one who has been baptized. 2. One who fears God is more than one who goes to church. 3. When one marries - should marry one who fears God. 4. We should strive to be more dedicated, more devoted and sacrifice more. Practical Lessons