Bound to Life Through Fear of the Lord

The fear of the Lord is THE beginning. We first come upon this phrase in Proverbs 1. These words fall at the end of Solomon’s introduction to this collection of instructions. Eugene Peterson, the pastor-teacher who produced The Message translation of the Bible, indicates that the “fear of the Lord”...

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VISION OR VANITIES?

"The fear of the Lord", key in overcoming lying vanities and living in a redemptive revelation of God, simply means that we esteem Him His Word, His ways, more important and necessary than anything or anyone else in our lives.

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Help the Bitter Get Better

“Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life” (Proverbs 4:21). The book of Ruth is viewed as a love story. Widowed girl comes to Bethlehem with widowed mother-in-law. Girl gleans in field and gets noticed by owner of said field. Mother-in-law tells girl...

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