Why The Fear Of God Is The Beginning Of Wisdom

Why The Fear Of God Is The Beginning Of Wisdom May 3, 2019

There is a misconception about the fear of God, but that’s where true wisdom begins.

Fearing God

Fear is not always bad. It keeps us alive, it keeps us from hurting ourselves, it keeps us from hurting others, fear makes us take our children or ourselves to the doctor, and it can even keep us from getting food poisoning if something doesn’t smell right. Fear keeps former alcoholics away from social gatherings where alcohol may be served, so fear has kept people alive and out of trouble, but it can also become debilitating if it’s an irrational fear, however the fear of God is not this kind of fear. It’s not the fear of being struck dead or cast into hell because God gives us a choice. Jesus said, “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him” (John 3:36). If you reject Christ as your one and only hope, then you have every reason to fear. Jesus said we should “not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell” (Matt 10:28). For believers, “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love” (1 John 4:18). Believers fear God, but it’s not the fear of judgment. Their sins were placed upon Christ. This fear is a deep, holy, reverential fear and respect for God and His Word. Fearing God means we obey God and His Word. That is the fear of the Lord, and that is where wisdom begins.

The fear of the Lord is having a deep, holy, reverential fear and respect for God and His Word.

Seeking Wisdom

To have wisdom is to the ability to think and act using past knowledge and life’s experiences, and then understanding how these two relate. Wisdom is having a common sense and insight that only time, experience, and education can bring. Based upon this, we can act with confidence in making choices or decisions, and knowing when it is best to avoid certain situations. Most people gain wisdom the hard way…by making mistakes, but these are often the best teachers. If you’re faced with an important decision, then pray to God and ask Him for godly wisdom. James tells us that “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him” (James 1:5). Scripture is full of wisdom. Moses wrote that we are to “Keep them and do them, for that will be your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples” (Deut 4:6a).

Wisdom

In dozens of places, Scripture tells us that ”The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” (Prov 1:7a), so “the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding” (Prov 2:6). You will not find such wisdom in the world. In fact, “the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness” (1 Cor 1:26). Knowing that true wisdom begins with the fear of God, and then praying for and seeking after wisdom, we can say, “Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding” (Prov 3:13). Wisdom doesn’t come with Ph.D.’s but “with the humble is wisdom” (Prov 11:2). If you are seeking godly wisdom, you can do a case study in the wisdom literature. For example, the Book of Proverb and the Book of James is full of godly wisdom.

Holy, Holy, Holy

When Isaiah the Prophet had a vision, he “saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple” (Isaiah 6:1), and “Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew” (Isaiah 6:2). Each of these seraphim called to one another, saying, “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory” (Isaiah 6:3b). It was after this that “the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts” (Isaiah 6:4-5)! What was Isaiah’s reaction? Remember that Isaiah was one of the godliest men on the planet and perhaps Israel’s greatest prophet (save for Christ), and yet he regarded himself as a “man of unclean lips.” If Isaiah, a holy man of God and a prophet of God could not stand before a holy God, how do we expect to!? Isaiah knew what it was like to fear God, but when he had his encounter with the Living God, he declared, “I’m done,” or basically, “I’m toast.” Who can stand before God….none but those who have repented and trusted in Christ (2 Cor 5:21). It was only after one of the seraphim’s came and took a coal from the altar and touched Isaiah’s lips that Isaiah’s guilt was taken away and his sin was atoned for. This is a foretaste of our salvation, as it requires a sovereign act of God (Eph 2:1-7).

Conclusion

Unless we receive the very righteousness of Christ, we cannot stand before God. The Day of Judgment will come for all. For those of us who have trusted in Christ, “God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ” (I Thess 5:9), Who Himself “died for us so that whether we are awake or asleep we might live with him” (1 Thess 5:10). If you have heard the gospel of repentance and faith (Mark 1:14-15) and rejected it time and again, I am sad to say that it is “because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed” (Rom2:5), so I pray that you trust in Christ today…while it is still called “today,” and while He can still hear your voice (Prov 27:1; 2 Cor 6:2; Heb 3:15; James 4:13).

Article by Jack Wellman

Jack Wellman is a Pastor and Prison Minister in the State of Kansas. Jack is also a writer at Christian Quotes and Senior Writer at What Christians Want To Know whose mission is to equip, encourage, and energize Christians and to address questions about the believer’s daily walk with God and the Bible. You can follow Jack on Google Plus or check out his book Teaching Children the Gospel available on Amazon.

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  • Salvatore Anthony Luiso

    Thank you for this article. It contains wise, important, and vital points. We need more Christian bloggers, preachers, and teachers to convey the what the Bible says about the fear of God.

    With all due respect, and based upon based upon Romans 11:17-21, I think that, in a sense, it is proper for Christians to have a fear of God’s judgment.

    To those who seek wisdom, I say: Listen to what the psalmists say:

    The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
    –Psalm 19:7

    The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
    –Psalm 119:130

    I also say, listen to what God the Father said about Jesus: “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him” (Matthew 17:5).

    I think some readers may be confused by what you have said about Isaiah: they could think that although he was holy and a prophet, he had not “repented and trusted in Christ”. I think that he was repentant, and that he trusted in God in anticipation of Christ. As to who was Israel’s “greatest prophet” (other than Jesus): I agree that Isaiah was one of the greatest. So was Moses, and so was Elijah. Notably, though, Jesus said the following to people who had gone out into the wilderness to see and hear John the Baptist:

    But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet.
    For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
    Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
    –Matthew 11:9-11

    • Susan Jane Elohim

      The greatest prophet after Jesus Christ was John the Baptist. Jesus said so. He’s the prophet that prepared the way for Christ by delivering the repentance message to Israel.

      • Salvatore Anthony Luiso

        What Jesus said–and I quoted–is that no one was greater than John. That isn’t the same as saying that John was the greatest.

        • Susan Jane Elohim

          I said the same thing that you did. I just worded it differently.

          John the Baptist was the greatest prophet of the Passover Age. With the Resurrection we entered the Pentecostal Age and right now are on the threshhold of the Tabernacles Age if it has not already commenced.

          Some scholars think it has commenced as shown by the great conversion rates in formerly non-Christian country strongholds, plus all the signs in the heavens we have been having with the Blood Moons, etc.

          Google 8 Super Signs in the Heavens on youtube and watch it.

          Christ could come any day now. So be ready…you sound like you are….but it’s always good to watch and pray and praise Christ so he makes you stand.

          Stand by Winans and McClurkin
          https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qu1MNU08Au0

          • Rational Human

            Mark 23:29-31 “Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that it is near, right at the door.Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened” .Jesus, 33CE.

            Jesus was a liar.

          • Rational Human

            The blood moons are a normal, predictable part of cosmology. They happen with predictable regularity and frequency. Read a science book.

      • Myles

        jesusneverexisted.com

        • Susan Jane Elohim

          You had better stop mocking me with blasphemous ideas.

          I’ll pray to God and ask Him to apply the rod of correction to your backside if you keep this up because you need it.

          Attempting to corrupt God’s ordained ministers on the Internet is a great sin.

          Do you really want to serve the devil in your thoughtlife.

          Let Jesus set you free.

          Break Every Chain
          https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-pD2zIuiC2g

          Is Faith Delusion?
          Why religion is good for your health
          https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/is-faith-delusion-9781847063403/

          • DDRLSGC

            Where does it say that attempting to corrupt God’s ministers on the Internet is a sin considering the fact that the Internet never existed 2,000 years ago?

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Did you see that a response to you was spammed by another unbelieving troll?

            So sad that there are so many internet atheists with closed minds trolling the web.

            Making false psychiatric claims about Christians while they are locked up in sin.

            Get ahold of “Is Faith Delusion” by Sims and read it.

            And stop assuming and making psychiatric claims against Christians off of wrong assumptions.

          • DDRLSGC

            Where in my remarks was I assuming and making psychiatric claims against Christians? Again, you did not answer the question that attempting to corrupt God’s ministers on the Internet is a sin considering the fact that the Internet did not exist 2,000 years ago. If it is a sin which is it not, then God should have let the human race invent the Internet.

            “Making false psychiatric claims about Christians while they are locked up in sin.”

            Where does it say that in the Bible that it is a sin?

            You have a lot of Christians with closed minds trolling the web

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Corrupting anyone in any time or place is a sin.

            Yes, there are close minded Christians. But they learned to close their minds to evil. They want to love God and people from a pure heart not learn the evil ways of the world.

            Why argue about the problem of evil so much? That’s just philosophical pretentiousness.

            Get your heart right with God. Then guard it and keep it that way because God’s love never fails.

            Cf. Proverbs 4, Psalm 118 and 136.

            Fierce-Jesus Culture
            https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5zE4bNa-b88

            You may not think Christians are delusional. But many militant atheists do. Richard Dawkins wrote a book called The God Delusion implying Christians are crazy and not fit to raise their own children.

            But Dawkins has no psychiatric credentials and sanity is hard to prove. That’s why almost no one can plead insanity in a court of law.

            pud and several other Christian Crier atheists accuse Christians of being crazy. pud calls Pastor Wellman a lunatic almost every day but the Pastor never responds in kind.

            So who’s the lunatic?

            Take care. Be a seeker. God rewards seekers.

          • DDRLSGC

            Wrong, you have a lot of evil closed minded Christians. Where does it say in the Bible that corrupting anyone in any place or time is a sin?

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            You’re not even thinking straight and want to argue.

            A pedophile corrupts young children. Is that ever ok?

            There are disobedient and obedient Christians. But at least the disobedient ones have a shot at God correcting them over time.

            I suggest you research the Bible by reading the whole of it and then meditating on it and praying to God for discernment before and after each reading.

            I am not a walking encyclopedia on the Bible though I try to be. But my hard work is not really good for you.

            Theological laziness is not something to be encouraged, y’know.

            How can you know God exists if you never sought Him out?

            A disciple knows God exists but they can never explain anything to an unbeliever on the Net because they usually want to take charge of the conversation and turn it into a controversial argument.

            But God is Sovereign. He is THE COACH. You don’t talk back to the COACH not if you want to be used by Him.

            Satan will keep you warming the bench.

            Have a blessed day.

          • Brien
          • DDRLSGC

            You are the one who is not thinking straight and want to argue.

            :”A pedophile corrupts young children. Is that ever ok?” Like a religious pedophile?

            I really don’t care about your hard work on the Bible. Theological laziness? You need to apply that statement to our top political, social, economic, and even religious leaders who don’t seem to care about the sorry state of this country and use the Bible to justified why people are poor, lazy, etc.

            If God has not come back to show he exists after 2,000 years, then you can’t say whether he exists or not.

            It is the discipline of God who always seem to want to take charge of the conversation and turn it into a controversial argument with no solid evidence to back it up that God exists.

            God is one lousy person with the way he is running the planet. If he was a CEO or a coach, he would kick out of his job a long time ago. If this is all he can do, I am not impressed.

            What does Satan have to do with warming the bench?

            Have blessed (not) day yourself, so buzz off.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Bye.

          • DDRLSGC

            Bye Bye, don’t come back now, you hear?

          • DDRLSGC

            Bye Bye, don’t come back now, you hear?

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Well stay off Christian blogs then.

            You came over here to rebel against God.

            I don’t permit people with evil spirits to communicate their rebellion to me. That’s Satanic.

          • DDRLSGC

            I don’t have to stay off the Christian blogs. Don’t like it, file a complain with owners of this website or better yet, file a complain with God, ha ha.

            No, I am questioning the existence of a God if he ever really existed. Yeah, well Satan rebelled against God, and God still hasn’t kept him in Hell let alone crush him, so I guess God is not all powerful as he claims to be.

            “I don’t permit people with evil spirits to communicate their rebellion to me. That’s Satanic.”

            Where is your proof that people with evil spirits are communicating their rebellion to you and where is your proof that it is Satanic? You got nothing.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            I don’t have to file a complaint with God this world is His courtroom and He’s keeping a record of every word and deed done in this world.

            See you don’t know God or the Bible but want to argue with people who know Him better.
            That’s senseless.

            Go find someone who accomodates senselessness.

            I don’t because God’s people don’t have to argue with the ignorant over things they are educated and biblically literate on.

            And a person should have the common sense not to argue what he does not know.

            Christians KNOW God. We’re family of God.

            Would I show up at your house hurling accusations at you about your earthly father without knowing him. Of course not. Neither would you do that to me.

            But atheists show up every day to hurl accusations at Christians’s Spiritual Father but they don’t know Him.

            That’s senseless.

          • DDRLSGC

            “I don’t have to file a complaint with God this world is His courtroom and He’s keeping a record of every word and deed done in this world.”

            Oh really? Christians are always saying that God has a plan for us. If he know about us through his plan, then he should not be keeping a record of us, since our life has already been predetermine by him.

            “See you don’t know God or the Bible but want to argue with people who know Him better.
            That’s senseless.”

            You are the one that is arguing and there are atheists who know the Bible just as well or even better than you; however, they came to the conclusion that God does not exist.

            “I don’t because God’s people don’t have to argue with the ignorant over things they are educated and biblically literate on.”

            Oh really, Many of God’s people twist the Bible around in order to keep people down, or not fight for good things like free/affordable health care, free/affordable education, good wages, or justified evil things like slavery or why the poor people deserve to be poor.

            “And a person should have the common sense not to argue what he does not know.”

            Many of the top religious leaders like Pat Robinson don’t have any common sense and argues about things that he/she doesn’t know about or should know. You got a lot of business people who think that paying workers a decent wage is bad for business despite all of the evidence that is good business sense and plain common sense yet they keeping arguing against it.

            “Christians KNOW God. We’re family of God.”

            You have people from other religions who know their Gods. Are you saying that they are wrong about their Gods?

            I really don’t care if you show up my house or not. If you did, I would arrest you for trespassing. Why would I bother to come to your house anyway?

            Wrong, it is the Christians who are always hurling accusations and trying to using the Bible to back up their accusations. That is sheer senseless.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            You don’t know God which makes you ignorant and your opinions about Him vain and empty.

            I’ll put you on block now. Maybe you can find someone else who will entertain your ignorance.

            You changed the subject to hide it.

            You don’t know God like a Christian does and should have kept your mouth shut instead of opining.

            Jesus helped everybody and everybody knows that.

            For that reason alone you should have admitted he was great and held your peace not sided with anyone against God.

            I hope you repent but since you can’t understand the Bible without a Christian helping you I suppose you won’t so go find someone that actually knows how to interpret the Bible from God’s family.

          • DDRLSGC

            Put a block on me? What a joke and you need to keep your mouth shut instead of opening it. Just shows your ignorance.

            Jesus has not help out the number of people who die from lack of affordable medical care, lousy wages, poverty, disease, hunger, etc. and you should know that by now.

            Don’t know God? Tell that to the non-Christians of other religions about their Gods and see what kind of reaction you will get.

            Can’t understand the bible? I learn more about the Bible from going to Alternet anytime class warfare is discuss on that website. Yeah and many religious people like Pat Robison don’t know how to interpret the Bible.

          • DDRLSGC

            If God has a plan for you, then you should know that your life is already predetermine so he doesn’t have to keep a record of what you did or didn’t do.

            You are the one who is talking senselessness.

            Funny from what I see and heard, many of God’s people are ignorant on what they are talking about whether it is non-Biblical or Biblical. For example, many business and religiously people are always arguing the same economic theory that tax cuts will created new prosperity for everyone while at the same time saying that raising wages will kill jobs despite the fact that evidence has proven that tax cuts kills jobs while raising wages created more jobs.

            Many Christian don’t know God let alone care about knowing him,and many non-Christians know their own gods.

            I don’t care if you show up at my house; however, if you did, I would have you arrest for trespassing. Why would I go to your house anyway?

            No it is the Christians who are always throwing accusations while still not knowing anything about god. That is senseless.

          • “Go find someone who accommodates senselessness.”

            He’s already found you.

          • DDRLSGC

            If God has a predetermine plan for you, then he doesn’t need to keep a record of what you have done or didn’t do.

            You argue with people who know the Bible just as well and know that there are serious flaws in the Bible that proves that God doesn’t exist.

            You have a lot of God’s people who argue that the Bible is legal when it comes to justifying slavery, why people deserve to be poor, etc. That shows how ignorant they are and they do not know the bible.

            Many non-Christians know their own gods so what is your point?

            Why would I want to go to your house? If you show up at my house, I would have you arrest for trespassing.

            No, it it the Christians that hurl accusations and uses God’s name to justified their accusations. That is senseless and it proves that don’t know about God.

          • DDRLSGC

            If God has a plan for you already, then he doesn’t need to keep track of what you have done or didn’t do.

            Many of God’s people are biblical illiterate and not educated on the Bible despite their years of studying it. Many Christians don’t know God. Christians are not the only family that have gods.

            Why would I come to your house? You come to my house I would have you arrested for trespassing..

            It is the Christians who are always hurling accusations in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost and they are the ones who are senseless.

          • DDRLSGC

            If God has a pre-plan for you, then he should know how you are going to turn out so why does he need to keep a record of what you have done or didn’t do.

            Do people like you have actually have met God in person? The answer is no, so your remark is senseless.

            Lots of God’s people are totally ignorant about the Bible no matter how educated they are in reading the bible. Look at people like Pat Robinson.

            Christians know God? What about the people of religions who stated that they know God? Are they wrong in their perception of God?

            If you came to my house, I would have you arrest for trespassing or I would do a citizen arrest. Why would I want to come to your house?

            Wrong, it is the Christians who throw accusations at atheists and people of other religious faiths and that is senseless.

          • DDRLSGC

            Your reply to me makes no sense at all with regards to the Internet being a sin when it comes to “corrupting God’s ministers.”

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            I didn’t say the Internet was a sin. I said certain people were sinning by mocking God’s elect.

            What is interfering with your mental comprehension?

          • DDRLSGC

            “What is interfering with your mental comprehension?”

            I would apply the question to you.

          • Brien
          • DDRLSGC

            You did say it was a sin.

            “Attempting to corrupt God’s ordained ministers on the Internet is a great sin.”

            What is wrong with your mental comprehension.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            God’s love never fails. That is Jesus’ message on the Cross.

            Cf. Psalm 118 and 136.

          • DDRLSGC

            Your message doesn’t answer the question.

          • Myles

            Mental illness help is available everywhere. Get help.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Goodbye.

            It’s silly of me to read internet trolls when they don’t take saving their own souls seriously but want to meddle with the serious people.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Andrew Sims is a psychiatrist. You’re not one, troll.

            Wikipedia:
            Andrew Sims (psychiatrist)

            Andrew Sims of St James’s Hospital, Leeds, was president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists from 1990 to 1993.[1]

            References

            ^ Roll of Honour, March 2015, College Officers. Royal College of Psychiatrists, March 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.

          • Myles

            Refer to previous comment and get help.

    • Myles

      It would be more important for the world to fear religious creeps and their basic immorality than the imaginary sky-things they consider their helpful controllers.

  • Susan Jane Elohim

    A good prayer song:

    Give Me Your Eyes, Brandon Heath
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P5AkNqLuVgY

  • Susan Jane Elohim

    This is a good worship song, too.

    Because of who You are, Vicki Yohe
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=C6WexG9uAJI

  • Susan Jane Elohim
  • Brien

    Now let’s tell you a story about a man named Jesus:

    God assaulted/raped, by proxy, inseminated a virgin named Mary, in order to bring his son incarnate into our world.
    A cowardly action….
    Mary and her fiancee?, Joseph, had to travel to Bethlehem to register for the census. There Mary gave birth to the Son of God.
    God put a star in the sky to guide people to the baby.
    In a dream God told Joseph to take his family to Egypt. Then God stood by and watched as Herod killed thousands and thousands of babies in Israel in an attempt to kill Jesus. (wow!)

    As a man, God’s son claimed that he was God incarnate: “I am the way, the truth and the life,” he said.
    This man performed many miracles. He healed lots of sick people. He turned water into wine. These miracles prove that he is God? Miracles??
    But he was eventually given the death sentence and killed by crucifixion.

    His body was placed in a tomb.
    But three days later, the tomb was empty.
    And the man, alive once again but still with his wounds (so anyone who doubted could see them and touch them), appeared to many people in many places.

    Then he ascended into heaven and now sits at the right hand of God the father almighty, never to be seen again.

    Today you can have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus.
    You can pray to this man and he will answer your prayers.
    He will cure your diseases, rescue you from emergencies, help you make important business and family decisions, comfort you in times of worry and grief, etc.
    This man will also give you eternal life, and if you are good he has a place for you in heaven after you die.

    The reason we know all this is because, after the man died, four people named Matthew, Mark, Luke and John wrote accounts of the man’s life. Their written attestations are proof of the veracity of this story.
    This, of course, is the story of Jesus.

    Do you believe this story?

    You are Delusional https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/2172f296a367d64e93fe2bbc50aeacfe3e962b60a468dd4047eb93354ab1dd46.jpg

    • Susan Jane Elohim

      You’re an internet troll. Not a psychiatrist.

      Read what a real psychiatrist has to say on the subject, Troll.

      Andrew Sims (psychiatrist)

      Andrew Sims of St James’s Hospital, Leeds, was president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists from 1990 to 1993.[1]

      References

      ^ Roll of Honour, March 2015, College Officers. Royal College of Psychiatrists, March 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.

      Deconstructing Religion: Is Faith Delusion?
      https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/01/13/deconstructing-religion-is-faith-delusion/

      • Brien

        A ‘troll’?
        You really want to use the word ‘troll’ when talking about religions???….?

        TROLLING

        Yes – Trolling, exactly as the religions have been doing!!

        For millennia….

        and we have been forced to listen to and see the crap from these lying religions everywhere!

        [we hear the same crap over and over – the same unproven rubbish –
        for 2000+ years
        (usually at the point of a sword, or on the fire)]

        constant repetition of the same old lies!!!

        – in our courts
        – and in government meetings
        – and in our public schools

        and you try this hypocrisy of calling others ‘trolls’??? – just pure arrogance!!!

        We will soon start arresting parents for child abuse when they tell these lies to children!!!
        {we already are imprisoning the religious parents for refusing medical help to children based on idiotic religious beliefs…}
        —–
        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0c58c96141b3a9e8a98b2e7233b0f96e6708ef312c8f0d65fe36ccd019682451.jpg
        Now… suppose you just prove your god – here and now – or stay the liar that you been trained to be….

        • DDRLSGC

          Particularly when none of us had a choice in whether or not, we wanted to belong to a religious denomination when we were brought into this world.

  • Susan Jane Elohim

    Prayer To Cancel Evil Plan Of The Enemy – Prayers Against Evil Plans
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NEBY1ic7M9M

    • Myles

      Talking to yourself gives humanity a brief respite from your sick attacks.

  • Susan Jane Elohim

    The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. In part, because demons do exist. If Jesus said they did you can count on it because he only told the truth.

    Demons may be assaulting this blog.

    Who is your protector from a demon? Jesus Christ is. So learn from him.

    More here:

    Kundalini Warning
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2r5fMUct_co

    When unbelievers come to attack you verbally on the Net and twist and turn scripture they do it to remove your protection, Christians.

    There is no good heart motive for someone else attempting to remove someone else’s guardian protector. Even if Jesus didn’t exist why does someone else feel the need to take another person’s sense of security away?

    But, of course, he does exist. Hallelujah! Thanks be to God for sending such a wonderful Savior.

    • Myles

      Your sense of security is the cloak you use to protect you from seeing all the harm and damage you and your religious freaks are doing to humanity and our sole Earth.

      • Susan Jane Elohim

        Lol. Can’t read you any more. All you do is focus on the negative.

        I suggest you spend some time on Charity Navigator reading up on all the Christian charities before you sit up on a Christian blog casting stones and fault finding because right now you look like an ignoramus.

        Watch the Mayo Clinic documentary some time. The greatest research hospital in the world was founded and supported by a nun (and her sister nuns) who had a vision then put together a plan to make that hospital a reality by putting the financing and the doctors together to help people following a cataclysmic tornado in Minnesota.

        And Christians are the bad guys?

        Jesus Christ was the king of charity and he has inspired hundreds of millions of his followers to contribute to all sorts of worthwhile causes for the last 2,000 years.

        • Myles

          It can be called many things but what christians call “charity” is only designed to pad their bottom line. How else do you explain the seven hundred billion dollars in assets combined with an equal amount collected in 2016(GAO)?
          Is Billy Graham’s son Franklyn really worth a salary of over one million dollars to Samaritan’s Purse or is this just one example of “christian charity”?
          Is anything left for the poor and needy or does it all go to more colourful costumes for the prelates? Do the Popes really need two(2) golden thrones? Do all those “evangelists” really need private jets? Have you looked at all their sumptuous mansions? How could anyone suppose that a “christian charity” is actually a charity? Cash cow is certainly a more appropriate description.
          Christians only care about power and the bottom line. That is the way it always was and will be. Anyone stepping in their way will be removed, by hook or crook. Morality has no connection to any death-cult and charity none, either.
          By denying scientific facts, christians are blocking essential steps to help save our Earth. How can you justify that evil stupidity?
          As in the time of the flat earth anyone showing that mankind is responsible for damage to our environment, and not god, is assaulted and kept from speaking facts. Your truth will destroy our planet. Still you have no qualms about pushing that evil.
          Get help. Mental health care and advice are available everywhere.

        • Brien

          Now let’s tell you a story about a man named Jesus:

          God assaulted, by proxy, inseminated a virgin named Mary, in order to bring his son incarnate into our world.
          A cowardly action….
          Mary and her fiancee?, Joseph, had to travel to Bethlehem to register for the census. There Mary gave birth to the Son of God.
          God put a star in the sky to guide people to the baby.
          In a dream God told Joseph to take his family to Egypt. Then God stood by and watched as Herod killed thousands and thousands of babies in Israel in an attempt to kill Jesus. (wow!)

          As a man, God’s son claimed that he was God incarnate: “I am the way, the truth and the life,” he said.
          This man performed many miracles. He healed lots of sick people. He turned water into wine. These miracles prove that he is God? Miracles??
          But he was eventually given the death sentence and killed by crucifixion.

          His body was placed in a tomb.
          But three days later, the tomb was empty.
          And the man, alive once again but still with his wounds (so anyone who doubted could see them and touch them), appeared to many people in many places.

          Then he ascended into heaven and now sits at the right hand of God the father almighty, never to be seen again.

          Today you can have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus.
          You can pray to this man and he will answer your prayers.
          He will cure your diseases, rescue you from emergencies, help you make important business and family decisions, comfort you in times of worry and grief, etc.
          This man will also give you eternal life, and if you are good he has a place for you in heaven after you die.

          The reason we know all this is because, after the man died, four people named Matthew, Mark, Luke and John wrote accounts of the man’s life. Their written attestations are proof of the veracity of this story.
          This, of course, is the story of Jesus.

          Do you believe this story?

          You are Delusional https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0c0e726f765d4edabdb2b46a49c741e6001f9fcc451fe79373999eb7cf769175.jpg

      • Yes! She’s not only a religious freak but a nut job!

    • DDRLSGC

      Where is your proof that the demons are assaulting this blog?

      • Susan Jane Elohim

        Sorry I mentioned it. Only a thoroughly educated bible believing person would understand it.

        You should be focusing on Jesus right now.

        Jesus is the foundation undergirding faith. Do what you can to get to know him.

        Here’s an analogy. Faith in Jesus is like arithmetic. Demonology is like more advanced math.

        You can’t acquire a knowledge of demons without understanding Jesus first.

        Just like you can’t understand algebra until you mastered basic math.

        • DDRLSGC

          Many people understand and mastered basic math; however, it doesn’t mean they understand and mastery algebra. I have meet some people who failed at algebra; however, they had the mastery of calculus, geometry, etc. The Lord (if he exists) doesn’t give us the same gifts.

          Again where is your proof that the blog is infested with demons? You should be focusing on that right now and presenting the evidence if you truly believe in it. You are not sorry that you mention it.

          • Susan Jane Elohim

            Learn who Jesus is first. Then read the Bible. Then attempt to master theology before wading into demonology. But if you do all that there are plenty of sites online teaching on it once you get to that level.

            Really you need Jesus and to put on the full armor of God before that. That is the safer course.

            Gifts may be different. Certainly people display different talents. If you have faith you can ask God for all the spiritual gifts. See Paul’s explanation in the New Testament on it.

            Write down this site. Gotquestions dot org. You can go on it and ask all sorts of questions.

            Also bible commentaries are online if a passage get tricky.

            Check out the free tools on Bible logos. I never use them but I am aware they have quite a lot of things there to help people for free.

            I don’t present any more. Why should I when God rewards motivated seekers.

          • DDRLSGC

            Why would I want to waste my time with theology when it doesn’t put food on the table, a roof over my head, etc.

            What if God doesn’t want to give the spiritual gifts even if you believe in him? Can’t you sue him? There are many non-believers who have the spiritual gifts of wisdom and knowledge without believing in God. There are other followers of non-Christian religions like Buddhism, Hinduism, etc., who have wisdom and knowledge without converting to Christianity?

            If you can’t present evidence that demons are on this website, then it shows you have no evidence to back up your claim. You must have ye little faith in yourself to back up your allegations.

          • Brien

            We know all about your hippy idiot – but since there are no gods – all you have is a jesus cult…Pretty stupid in the 21st century… https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/265d18a591c3b1e6db6246b4a9b2ca4c1e7759cbeaf70a6c398d1f95a20ec9de.jpg

  • Myles

    In nearly fifteen billion years, nothing of a supernatural nature has ever been observed. Are your gods lethargic? Impotent? Unimaginative? Imaginary?

  • Susan Jane Elohim

    God’s love never fails. See God on it in Psalms 118 and 136.

  • Stephen Abbott

    The “fear” spoken of in the old testament is most likely not the same kind of fear that we get when we go to a scary movie or when we worry about the outcome of a test result. It’s must I can to the word “awe.” That said, we ought to fear being separated from God open this life and the next, and act accordingly.

    I will also mention that the “righteousness of Christ” is not simply a commodity that we can cheaply and easily acquire by merely believing a set of dogmas. We don’t gain it, according to Jesus (and John, in 1 John) we become righteous by doing righteous things. But that’s just one of many modern misconceptions about the teachings of Jesus and the Bible in general.