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Also called: Awe, Devout, Fear of God, Godliness, Wonder
To show awe or respect.

Top Bible Verses about Reverence

Deuteronomy 10:20–21

Yahweh your God, you shall revere him, you shall serve him, and to him you shall cling, and by his name you shall swear. He is your praise, and he is your God, who has done with you these great and awesome things that your eyes have seen. Read Deuteronomy 10:20–21

Psalm 111:10

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom; all who do them have a good understanding. His praise endures forever. Read Psalm 111:10

Psalm 128:1–6

Blessed is everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways. You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you will be happy and it will be well with you. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house. Your children will be like olive shoots about your table. Look, for thus shall a man be blessed who fears Yahweh. May Yahweh bless you from Zion, that you may see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life, and that you may see your children’s children. May peace be upon Israel. Read Psalm 128:1–6
Proverbs 1:7

Proverbs 1:7

Fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge; wisdom and instruction, fools despise. Read Proverbs 1:7

Luke 12:4–5

“And I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after these things do not have anything more to do. But I will show you whom you should fear: fear the one who has authority, after the killing, to throw you into hell! Yes, I tell you, fear this one! Read Luke 12:4–5

Revelation 14:7

saying with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and the springs of water!” Read Revelation 14:7

Famous Christian Quotes About Reverence, Awe, Devout, Fear of God, Godliness, Wonder

The Nature of True Evangelical Faith

True evangelical faith is of such a nature that it cannot lay dormant, but manifests itself in all righteousness and works of love. It dies unto flesh and blood; destroys all forbidden lusts and desires; cordially seeks, serves and fears God; clothes the naked; feeds the hungry; consoles the afflicted; shelters the miserable; aids and consoles all the oppressed; returns good for evil; serves those who injure it; prays for those who persecute it; teaches, admonishes and reproves with the Word of the Lord; seeks that which is lost; binds up that which is wounded; heals that which is diseased and saves that which is sound. The persecution, suffering and anxiety that befalls it for the sake of the truth of the Lord, is to it a glorious joy and consolation.

Menno Simons

Approaches to God Must Match Who God Is

God is a Spirit infinitely happy, therefore we must approach him with cheerfulness; he is a Spirit of infinite majesty, therefore we must come before him with reverence; he is a Spirit infinitely high, therefore we must offer up our sacrifices with the deepest humility; he is a Spirit infinitely holy, therefore we must address with purity; he is a Spirit infinitely glorious, we must therefore acknowledge his excellency in all that we do, and in our measures contribute to his glory, by having the highest aims in his worship; he is a Spirit infinitely provoked by us, therefore we must offer up our worship in the name of a pacifying mediator and intercessor.

Stephen Charnock

Childlike Faith and Wonder

In nothing is the child so righteously childlike, in nothing does he exhibit more accurately the sounder order of simplicity, than in the fact that he sees everything with a simple pleasure, even the complex things.… To the child the tree and the lamppost are as natural and as artificial as each other; or rather, neither of them are natural but both supernatural. For both are splendid and unexplained. The flower with which God crowns the one, and the flame with which Sam the lamplighter crowns the other, are equally of the gold of fairytales.

G. K. Chesterton
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