Proverbs 19:23 “The fear of the LORD leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.”
Walking on marbles is better than eggshells. “Unless solid footing is surely required”; so say those on physical paths.
But streets through the mind counter all of this logic: trying to navigate cobwebs of thought; so is their reality — often.
Therefore “marbles” preferred in such instances are: hardened objects which take no offense: so freely such souls walk unhindered.
Thus traveling with JESUS entwines both these roads: with Love as the glue which connects them together: so must we then walk in HIS steps.
Hence, Maturity in CHRIST is revealed with our choices: whether steadfastly standing with HIM most of all or tiptoeing in fear…around others. So our words tell the world which path we favor.
As HIServant reminding Self and all to favor greatly — HIS path,
Devotional: 2 Timothy 1:7 “For GOD gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”
Proverbs 14:26 “In the fear of the LORD one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.”
Luke 12:4 “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do.”
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.”
Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your GOD is with you wherever you go.”
Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. HIS praise endures forever!
We praise YOU, LORD, and choose with faith believing in YOUR ways!
Amen and amen!