Mid Afternoon Meditation 7-25-17

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For you have heard my vows, O God.
    You have given me an inheritance reserved for those who fear your name.
Add many years to the life of the king!
    May his years span the generations!
May he reign under God’s protection forever.
    May your unfailing love and faithfulness watch over him. Then I will sing praises to your name forever
    as I fulfill my vows each day. Psalm 61:5-8

What does it mean to you to fear the Lord’s name?

4 thoughts on “Mid Afternoon Meditation 7-25-17

  1. My initial answer is “The fear of the Lord is to hate evil.” Prov 8:13, but that may be over-simplified, and too easily interpreted to our own hurt. I’m thinking of this slight tweak: the fear of the Lord is to hate the evil that draws you away from Jesus and into the dark, and to love even your enemies as if they had died for your sins.

    Over the top?

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