Fear of the Lord: Love & Fear

This is the continuation of the miniseries on the Fear of God: When John writes that "perfect love casts out fear" (1 John 4:18) how does that fit in with the commands to fear God...commands also given to Christians? We will look at how Christians are to fear like all others and how they are NOT to fear like all others.

1 John 4:7-21
Proverbs 9:10
Proverbs 1:7
2 Corinthians 7:1
Philippians 2:12-13
Luke 12:5
Hebrews 10:19-20

Sermon Discussion Questions:

  • Why should Christians fear God like all others.?

  • In what way should Christians not fear God like others?

  • How does our relationship to God as Father impact this issue of fearing God?

  • How does our relationship with God as a satisfied judge impact this as well?

  • Do you have confidence/boldness concerning judgement Day?