Fear

This morning I heard an American expat in Tokyo say that as she was running down the street in search of her kids during the earthquake, the trees were swaying even though there was no wind. While we cannot draw a direct link to any particular “act of God” and punishment for specific sins (because if God constantly punished our sin, we would all be dead already), I think it is safe to say that the wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against men, who have suppressed the truth in their unrighteousness. Lord, let us remember that the fear of you is the beginning of wisdom.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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