Fear of the Lord, Obedience, Joy

Psalm 112:1 NLT
Praise the LORD! How joyful are those who fear the LORD and delight in obeying his commands.

As we cannot separate reverencing the Lord from humility, we cannot separate reverencing Him from obedience and true joy. Each is woven into a solid whole. A mosaic which becomes a pristine picture. But, fragile to the point that when a piece is missing, the beauty is damaged.

Humility and Reverence

It seems to me that we cannot separate the fear of the Lord and humility. When the Lord is honestly revered, when we see Him with as much clarity that is possible, we are drawn to a deep humility. True humility cannot be manufactured any more than the fear of the Lord. Both depend on the heart that has been turned toward Him.

Always, he is the same

Limitless unending love

Unchanging blessing

His invitation

Promised presence, caring peace

My soul is rested