The Fear of God (Luke 12:1-21)
1. Beware of Hypocrisy v. 1-3
2. Fear of Persecution v. 4
3. Fear of God v. 5
- Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare
- Psalm 34:11 God will teach us the fear of the Lord.
- Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the Lord leads to life.
4. Care of God v. 6-7
5. Acknowledge of Jesus v. 8-9
6. Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit v. 10
- John 16:8 Holy Spirit will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment.
- John 15:26 Holy Spirit will testify about Jesus.
7. Help of the Holy Spirit v. 11-12
8. Distraction of Spiritual Life v.
- Luke 12:15 Life does not consist in an abundance of possessions
- Colossians 3:5 Greed is idolatry
- Stewardship vs. selfish hoarding of possessions
9. Priority of Life
- Psalm 19:9 The fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever
- Isaiah 11:2-3a Anoint with the fear of the Lord and delights in the fear of the Lord
- It is grace that teaches us the fear of the Lord.