“Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.”
King James Version (KJV)
Rev. Autrey's comment on 2014-05-22 10:30:02:
Verses 13 14 "Don 't fear anything except the Lord of the armies of heaven! If you fear him, you need fear nothing else. He will be your safety, but Israel and Judah have refused his care and thereby stumbled against the Rock of their salvation and lie fallen and crushed beneath it. " Paul in 1 Corinthians 10 4 identified the Lord, the Rock of their salvation, with Jesus "For they all drank from the miraculous Rock that traveled with them, and that Rock was Christ. " Was Paul wrong? I don 't thinks so. He was simply stating the amazing truth that was revealed to him the God of the Old Testament was Jesus. When we understand this truth, it opens up the Gospel to us as we never before understood it. It explains to us why Paul erndorsed the name Christians for us. And it also explains to us why Jesus came to us as a Jew, the son of Abraham and David. He is the same God they worshiped and loved, and the same God they put their faith in. Jesus caused people to stumble and fall because they don 't know who he is. What I am saying is, if they knew him as their God, and the Rock of their salvation, they wouldn 't wouldn 't be so easliy led astray from him as the Jews of old were. Yes, God has two other personalities, the Father and the Holy Spirit, but they are not the way God saves us. You must address God as Jesus to be saved. As it says in Romans 10 "13 "For 'Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. " Let 's pray to Jesus!