Fear the Lord and let Him be your dread! Who is your God? He is the One who watches over all the earth and sees every action, thought, and motivation of man. He is the One who spreads His hands out and touches every point of our galaxy even out to the end of the universe. He occupies and sees it all. He holds together every molecule and each and every atom. Why should you fear man who can do absolutely nothing in comparison?
And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come, and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.” Revelation 14:7
Obey the Lord in all your ways, fear Him, and bow before the King of Glory. Do not fear what they fear, and do not be worried or be anxious about what they are in fear of. The wicked flee when no one pursues. You are in the hands of the Lord. You have been given many promises that He will keep, for He does not lie, nor does He break His Word.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand Isaiah 41:10
The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion. Proverbs 28:1
Keep yourself from all wickedness and from being influenced by their evil schemes and pursues. Resist them continually, seeking to do good in exchange for their hatred.
They are constantly looking for ways to pull your focus away from the Lord and from doing what is right. But their temptations are like vomit, their enticement is as rotten fruit, they are putrid in the sight of the Lord’s servants.
Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he has ceased to act wisely and do good. He plots trouble while on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject evil. Psalm 36:1-4
When you walk, your step will not be hampered, and if you run, you will not stumble. Keep hold of instruction; do not let go; guard her, for she is your life. Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on. For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong; they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble. Proverbs 4:12-16
Walk with the Lord day and night, continually in His sight and in the uprightness of your heart. He will be your guide, to keep your steps sure and on a firm foundation. He will not let you slip. He will comfort and uphold, keeping the security of your heart and soul in complete harmony with Him, giving you peace in the storm.
He is your strength, confidence, and assurance in the face of uncertainty. He can not lie, He can not fail, and He never makes a single mistake. Trust, depend and follow Him, He will never be found unworthy.
For the Lord spoke thus to me with His strong hand upon me, and warned me not to walk in the way of this people, saying: “Do not call conspiracy all that this people calls conspiracy, and do not fear what they fear, nor be in dread.
But the Lord of hosts, Him you shall honor as holy. Let Him be your fear, and let him be your dread. And He will become a sanctuary and a stone of offense and a rock of stumbling to both houses of Israel, a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And many shall stumble on it. They shall fall and be broken; they shall be snared and taken.” Bind up the testimony; seal the teaching among my disciples. I will wait for the Lord, who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob, and I will hope in Him. Isaiah 8:11-17