The Fear of the Lord


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The Fear of the Lord

  1. 1. A BOLD MINISTRY:Blueprint to The Fear ofUnderstandingthe the Lord: TheTransformed Only Fear that Creates WinnersLifeBOLD Ministry is one of New York City’s original marketplace outreaches. Itcurrently holds meetings in the Financial District and every Tuesday at St. Bart’s Life ComesChurch, 50th Street and Park Avenue, 12:45pm in the Small Chapel. Visit the with Tests:BOLD Ministry blog and subscribe to the BOLD monthlynewsletter. Take Notes
  2. 2. The Only Kind of Fear that Creates Winners
  3. 3. The BIG WHY for the Fear of the LordThe Fear of the Lord creates a supernatural energy, supernatural vision,ability and even supernatural expectation. The Fear of the Lord isactually the effect of the Presence of God. It empowers and liberates atthe appropriate times and constrains and retains when such actions areconcomitant with wisdom. Here are Five By-Products of the Fear ofGod:Unity 1Sa 11:7 And he took a yoke of oxen, and hewed them inpieces, and sent [them] throughout all the coasts of Israel by the hands ofmessengers, saying, Whosoever cometh not forth after Saul and afterSamuel, so shall it be done unto his oxen. And the fear of the LORD fellon the people, and they came out with one consent.Prosperity 2Ch 14:14 And they smote all the cities round about Gerar;for the fear of the LORD came upon them: and they spoiled all the cities;for there was exceeding much spoil in them.Security 2Ch 17:10 And the fear of the LORD fell upon all thekingdoms of the lands that [were] round about Judah, so that they madeno war against Jehoshaphat.Activity/Plan 2Ch 19:7 Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD beupon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD ourGod, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.Purifier 2Ch 19:9 And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do inthe fear of the LORD, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
  4. 4. All of life is designed to operate out of fear: Fear of the Lord and theFear of Man/Death. Some may argue that we should operate out of Faith,but true Faith is born out of an encounter with the Sovereign God, towhich there is no record that the response to that presence is anything butFear (respect) of the Lord.A Case Study on the Fear of the LordThe Fear of the Lord is not a standardtablecloth that just covers everything.It actually conforms the person and/orpeople in the situation in order to emergesuccessful.One of the earliest and most significantevents in which the Fear of the Lord isclearly demonstrated is with the Exodus.As a condition necessary for any mission,the Fear of the Lord [FOTL] begins with one man or woman confrontedand engaged with a divine transformational (first of its kind) ortransactional encounter.FOTL hit Moses first before it affected anyone else. FOTL requires ahost individual, then and only then can it function as intended. In thecase of Moses FOTL: Extricated the people out of bondage Activated favor among the nations Activated favor with God Activated favor with man Initiated the great Transfer of Wealth Caused the people to obey
  5. 5. Facts about the Fear of the Lord There was never a move of God Man could not manufacture it without it It is a source of Life, Hope & The enemy couldn’t stop it Wisdom1. Job 28:28 And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that [is] wisdom; and to depart from evil [is] understanding.2. Psa 19:9 The fear of the LORD [is] clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD [are] true [and] righteous altogether.3. Psa 34:11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.4. Psa 111:10 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do [his commandments]: his praise endureth for ever.5. Pro 1:7 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of knowledge: [but] fools despise wisdom and instruction.6. Pro 1:29 For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:7. Pro 2:5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.8. Pro 8:13 The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.9. Pro 9:10 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy [is] understanding.10. Pro 10:27 The fear of the LORD prolongs days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.11. Pro 14:26 In the fear of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.12. Pro 14:27 The fear of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.13. Pro 15:16 Better [is] little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.14. Pro 15:33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.15. Pro 16:6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD [men] depart from evil.16. Pro 19:23 The fear of the LORD [tends] to life: and [he that hath it] shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.17. Pro 22:4 By humility [and] the fear of the LORD [are] riches, and honor, and life.18. Pro 23:17 Let not your heart envy sinners: but [be thou] in the fear of the LORD all the day long.
  6. 6. BOLD Ministry is one of New York’s earliest marketplace ministries serving theNew York City marketplace professional with outstanding teaching and greatcommunity events. The ministry coordinator is Anthony DiMaio, a Wall Streetveteran and communications consultant. He has mentored scores of businessprofessionals as well as conducted leadership and teamwork training fororganizations.