A Healthy Fear
By: Rick Boxx
May 7, 2013

 

During my teenage years, mom and dad both worked full time. In the summer, I was in charge of my four younger siblings.

My father would make a long list of chores to be completed. Near the end of the day, if the list was undone, the fear of my father’s wrath drove me to quickly get the job done.

I loved my father, but I also feared his consequences’ if I didn’t comply.

In Exodus 20:20 God shook the mountain and Moses calmed the Israelites, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fearof God will be with you to keep you from sinning.”

A healthy fear of God, just like my fear of my father, can lead to a more ethical life.

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