8470 respect, for God’s character

8470 respect, for God’s character

God’s revelation of himself calls for deference, honour and a response of right living.

Respect for God’s name

Ps 29:2 See also Ex 20:7 pp Dt 5:11; Ex 23:20-21; Lev 18:21; Lev 19:12; Lev 22:31-33; Lev 24:10-16; Ps 86:9-11; Jer 3:16-17; Mal 2:1-2

Respect for God’s presence

Ex 3:5-6 See also Ex 33:19-23; Ps 89:7; Isa 6:1-5; Zep 1:7; Zec 2:13

Respect for God’s word

Dt 4:2 See also Dt 12:32; Jos 1:7-8; Pr 30:5-6; 2Pe 1:19-21; Rev 22:18-19

Respect for God’s ark and sanctuary

Lev 19:30 See also 1Sa 6:19-20; 2Sa 6:1-7; Ecc 5:1-2; Hab 2:20; Mt 21:12-13 pp Mk 11:15-17 pp Lk 19:45-46 pp Jn 2:13-17; Jer 7:11

Respect for God’s servants

1Th 5:12-13 See also Ac 23:1-5; Ex 22:28; Ac 28:7-10; Php 2:29-30; 1Ti 5:17-18; Heb 13:7,17

Respect for God leads to godly living

Ex 20:20 See also 2Ch 6:30-31; Pr 16:6; Heb 11:7; 1Pe 1:14-17

See also

1045God, glory of
1065God, holiness of
1610Scripture
5042name of God, significance
5838disrespect
5878honour
8276humility
8334reverence & God’s nature
8334reverence & God’s nature
8444honouring God
8453obedience
8754fear