Two Classic Pillars of True Old Testament Religion

Chris —  June 14, 2013 — Leave a comment

 . . . then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. Proverbs 2:5

Regarding Proverbs 2:5, the gifted commentator Derek Kidner offers this wonderful nugget:

the fear of the LORD  . . . and the knowledge of God. With these two phrases Proverbs 2:5 encompasses the two classic Old Testament terms for true religion – – the poles of awe and intimacy. Page 61.

For more see The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom.

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