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Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising Good News of the Fear of the Lord
Fear is one of the strongest human emotions, and it is one that often baffles Christians.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.” —Proverbs 1:7
Fear is one of the strongest human emotions—and one that often baffles Christians. In the Bible the picture can seem equally confusing: Is fear a good thing or a bad thing? And what does it mean to “fear the Lord”?
In Rejoice and Tremble, Michael Reeves clears the clouds of confusion and shows that the fear of the Lord is not a negative thing at all, but an intensely delighted wondering at God, our Creator and Redeemer.
Also available as a concise version: What Does It Mean to Fear the Lord?
Michael Reeves (PhD, King’s College, London) is president and professor of theology at Union School of Theology in Bridgend and Oxford, United Kingdom. He is the author of several books, including Delighting in the Trinity; Rejoice and Tremble; and Gospel People.