From the Inside Flap
How can fear lead to joy?
Isn't the fear of the Lord kind of old-fashioned? After all, Christians are supposed to love God and live in intimate relationship with Him. What kind of relationship can you have with someone you fear? A great one asserts Jerry Bridges, as he unpacks the biblical promise that God delights
in those who fear Him.
In The Joy of Fearing God,
trusted author, Jerry Bridges gives you a surprising and revealing look at what the Bible says about why Christians should fear God. As he examines the awesome greatness of God--His incredible holiness, deep wisdom, and inspiring love--Bridges provides a deeper understanding of who God is and what it means to have a biblical fear of God.
You'll make the startling discovery that the fear of the Lord--far from being something to avoid--is the key to joyful, fulfilling, and genuine intimacy with God. It's something that can change your relationship with God--and your life! Discover the surprising joy of fearing God!
About the Author
, former vice president for corporate affairs of the Navigators, is currently a sought-after conference speaker in a national Bible-teaching ministry. He is the author of six books, including I Exalt You, O God
and The Pursuit of Holiness
which has sold over one million copies. Jerry and his wife, Jane, live in Colorado.