To Fear the Lord

What does it mean to fear the Lord? Here is John Owen’s answer:

To fear sin is to fear the Lord; so the holy man tells us that they are the same: “The fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil, that is understanding” (Job 28:28)

– John Owen, The Power and Efficacy of Indwelling Sin

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