Gift of Fear of the Lord


Brings forth the fear of offending God by sin


  • Awakens the horror and sorrow for sin because it is a loss of friendship with God
  • Gives firm resolve to do the Father’s will
  • Instills reverence, awe, humility
  • Gives vigilance in avoiding sin and occasions of sin Sees God as a loving Father; puts His love at the center of one’s life
  • Regulates one’s desires from within
  • Horror and sorrow for sin because it is a loss of friendship with God

Perfects the theological virtue of Hope and the cardinal virtue of Temperance

Get Ready for Advent with one of our Lectio Divina Journals

If you are enjoying this free resource, please click here. Your generous gift can provide expanded opportunities for resource development to spread the goodness and truth even farther.

Donate