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Psalm 1:1 “ Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly….” In the book of Exodus, chapter 1, Pharaoh commanded his midwives to kill every male child that was born by a Hebrew woman in order to stop the multiplication of the children of Israel in Egypt and created sorrow in their lives; but according to the scripture, the midwives did not do as they were instructed because they “feared God.” and consequently were rewarded with houses by God (Exodus 1:21).   In the book of Job, Job was advised by his wife to curse God and die because of the suffering that was imposed on him; but the Bible says that Job rebuked his wife for speaking like other foolish women (Job 2:10).  Job, who was described as a man who feared God, had enough understanding to know that cursing God was wrong. o    People who fear God have a good understanding of what is right and what is wrong in the eyes of the Lord (Proverbs 1:7). o    People who have good understanding keep God’s co


1 John 2:15-17 15  Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. The Apostle John says in I John 2:16 that there are three things that will let you know if the love of the Father is in you.   He summarizes them as follows: 1.     The lust of the flesh, which is according to the Amplified Bible’s definition, the craving for sensual gratification. 2.     The lust of the eyes, which is according to the Amplified Bible’s definition, the greedy longings of the mind.  3.     The pride of life, which is according to the Amplified Bible’s definition, the assurance in one’s own resources or in the stability of earthly things.   Ø These three things, in the heart of a believer, represent what he calls the love of the world.  The absence of which, represent the love of the Father.  In other words, the author is saying that it is impossible for someone to both have love for the world and its th