17 Bible Verses about Awe
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
Humility is the fear of the Lord;
its wages are riches and honor and life.
To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
I hate pride and arrogance,
evil behavior and perverse speech.
Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him,
on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.
Better a little with the fear of the Lord
than great wealth with turmoil.
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
fear the Lord and shun evil.
This will bring health to your body
and nourishment to your bones.
Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend
forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own.
Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord,
and humility comes before honor.
Blessed are all who fear the Lord,
who walk in obedience to him.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and to observe the Lord’s commands and decrees that I am giving you today for your own good?
It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him.
Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord,
who find great delight in his commands.
May God bless us still,
so that all the ends of the earth will fear him.
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