Learning Center FAQs
What does it mean to “fear” God?
When the Bible refers to the “fear of the Lord,” it means having a deep respect, reverence and awe for God’s power and authority. Rather than causing someone to be afraid of God, a proper “fear of the Lord” leads one to love Him.
One biblical phrase that has troubled many people is the command to fear God. What does “fear of the Lord" mean, and why does God ask us to fear Him?
- Does God want us to be afraid of Him?
- What does the proper fear of God do for us?
- How does love cast out fear?
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