In charity there is no fear; but charity that is perfect casts out fear; because fear has torment; from which he that fears is not complete in charity.
For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of strength and of love and of temperance.
For ye have not received the spirit of slavery to be in fear again, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Therefore, receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us hold fast to the grace, by which we serve God, pleasing him with reverence and godly fear:
that he would grant unto us, that without fear delivered out of the hand of our enemies, we might serve him
No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and his charity is completed in us.
How they are brought into desolation, as in a moment! They have come to an end; they are utterly consumed with terrors.
I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee.