“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.
“But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”
1 Kings 18:3
Ahab called Obadiah who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly;
“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;
And to depart from evil is understanding.’”
Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
On those who hope for His lovingkindness,
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
A good understanding have all those who do His commandments;
His praise endures forever.
Praise the Lord!
How blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
Who greatly delights in His commandments.
The Lord favors those who fear Him,
Those who wait for His lovingkindness.
Who is among you that fears the Lord,
That obeys the voice of His servant,
That walks in darkness and has no light?
Let him trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.
“Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify Your name?
For You alone are holy;
For all the nations will come and worship before You,
For Your righteous acts have been revealed.”
These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.
1 Samuel 23:16
And Jonathan, Saul’s son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.
Then Esther summoned Hathach from the king’s eunuchs, whom the king had appointed to attend her, and ordered him to go to Mordecai to learn what this was and why it was.
As for the saints who are in the earth,
They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.
Come and hear, all who fear God,
And I will tell of what He has done for my soul.
If I had said, “I will speak thus,”
Behold, I would have betrayed the generation of Your children.
I am a companion of all those who fear You,
And of those who keep Your precepts.
He who walks with wise men will be wise,
But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
The Lord said to him, “Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst.”
Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter,
At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
And they were talking with each other about all these things which had taken place.
One of the two who heard John speak and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother.
Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast;
When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.
When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.
When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “Today,” so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;
2 Samuel 7:1
Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,
2 Chronicles 6:7
Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.
Even before there is a word on my tongue,
Behold, O Lord, You know it all.
“Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in heaven.
And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.
Now when the plot was investigated and found to be so, they were both hanged on a gallows; and it was written in the Book of the Chronicles in the king’s presence.
During that night the king could not sleep so he gave an order to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
“Oh that my words were written!
Oh that they were inscribed in a book!
You have taken account of my wanderings;
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your book?
“Behold, it is written before Me,
I will not keep silent, but I will repay;
I will even repay into their bosom,
“A river of fire was flowing
And coming out from before Him;
Thousands upon thousands were attending Him,
And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him;
The court sat,
And the books were opened.
The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.
And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.