Living Waters (Thought for the Day – TFTD).

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John MacArthur Study Bible

The overarching theme of this book and particularly the first 9 chapters is introduced—reverence for God (see v. 29; 2:5; 3:7; 8:13; 9:10; 14:26, 27; cf. also Job 28:28; Ps 34:11; Ac 9:31). See Introduction: Historical and Theological Themes. This reverential awe and admiring, submissive fear is foundational for all spiritual knowledge and wisdom (cf. 2:4–6; 9:10; 15:33; Job 28:28; Ps 111:10; Ecc 12:13). While the unbeliever may make statements about life and truth, he does not have true or ultimate knowledge until he is in a redemptive relationship of reverential awe with God. Note the progression here: 1) teaching about God; 2) learning about God; 3) fearing God; 4) knowing God; and 5) imitating God’s wisdom. The fear of the Lord is a state of mind in which one’s own attitudes, will, feelings, deeds, and goals are exchanged for God’s (cf. Ps 42:1).

Father, help us to live in the moment. Let us walk with you, day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute, moment by moment. You’ve got us in your hands and we can live without fear or anxiety. Help us in our weakness, strengthen us with your spirit, that we may become fully dependent on you alone.

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This is not salvation by works in any way. It is pursuing your sanctification/maturity with a a balance of fear of disappointing God, and an awe of how magnificent he is. Fully devoted to him, until you made new.

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This fear, is a true reverence for God by a changed heart. The dynamic is unique. On the one hand, you understand your place before a Holy God. On the other hand, when you understand, that God wants relationship with his creation, it causes you to draw near, and want to please him, because he cares and loves for you. It is life changing thing.

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While the unbeliever may make statements about life and truth, he does not have true or ultimate knowledge until he is in a redemptive relationship of reverential awe with God. Note the progression here: 1) teaching about God; 2) learning about God; 3) fearing God; 4) knowing God; and 5) imitating God’s wisdom. The fear of the Lord is a state of mind in which one’s own attitudes, will, feelings, deeds, and goals are exchanged for God’s (cf. Ps 42:1 ).