Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

May they prosper who love you

- Psalm 122:6

Category: Fear of the Lord

September 1: Righteousness

In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he quotes Psalm 36 as he argues that both Jews and Gentiles sin. Part of the complaint is that no one has the fear of the Lord.

August 30: Israel’s redemption and salvation

The Fear of the Lord was fundamental to God’s unique relationship with Israel. The people were expected to respond to Him with awe and reverence and yet the #1 commandment was to love Him.

August 26: God’s unique relationship with Israel

God chose Jerusalem as the city where He would put His name. It was and remains a destiny for no other city: past, present or future. The privilege would come with great responsibility, Israel had to steward the city in holiness.