8 Let all
the earth ['erets] fear [yare'] the LORD [Yahovah]: let all the inhabitants [yashab] of the world [tebel] stand
in awe [guwr] of him. KJV-Interlinear
8 Let all
the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of
If a person truly stood in awe of God, they would not be able to put the Bible down, would not be able to stop learning all there is to know about Him. And yet, the world is desensitized through indifference, and indifference is driven by arrogance, the arrogance of one who is not impressed, of one who does not take God seriously.
The world is more obsessed with the outward appearance before man, than its appearance before God.
And yet God exists far beyond space and time. Nothing can contain the essence of God. Nothing can fathom or understand the vast magnitude of God.
Even in recent science, where we have discovered the vast details of this universe and have discovered that there is even far more to this universe than we can begin to ask questions about, does not seem to be enough to convince people that they need to learn more about God, and have a relationship with Him.
Just a few decades ago, most of the technology that we have today, did not exist. And all of the technology that has been discovered and invented, was created out of the physical properties of this universe. Physical properties that God designed a very long time ago.
So, respect God, and stand in awe.
To respect means to actually recognize that He exists, that He has a plan, that He has a plan for you, and that you desire to fulfil that plan for your life. But most folks only give lip service to that whole concept, not desiring enough to pursue it, to seek it out, to capture it for themselves.
To stand in awe, means to actually stop and look at something that is so out of the ordinary that you cannot help but stop and look for yourself, and even fix your eyes on it because it is so overwhelming.
Most people are dedicated to the things of this world, to the support of the things of this world, to the pursuit of the things of this world. All of which are temporary and false at best.
Truth is what should be desired, supported, pursued, for it is permanent and fulfilling and actually accomplishes a completeness that will last forever.
And yet ….
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.
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