Why should we "fear" the Lord?


Sorry if this is a stupid question, but why are we supposed to fear Our Lord.

Does the phrase ‘fear of the Lord’ actually have any meaning, theologically speaking?


Reverence is a better term. Jesus is going to be Our Judge, so we should probably fear Him enough to avoid sin and do the good that we ought to do, but this servile fear should evolve into a love.


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