Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
On those who hope in His mercy
Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied
“Step into the average church these days and you will likely see that the services are designed more to remove the fear of God than to promote it.”
Steven J. Lawson, Made In Our Image: What Shall We Do With A User-Friendly God?
Dr. Lawson is founder and President of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation. He has served as a pastor for thirty-four years in Arkansas and Alabama, most recently as senior pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama.
HT: Sherry, The History and Theology of Calvinism