During daytime, from a distance of hundred feet, we may not be able to see a lighted oil lamp. Even when the lamp shed the brightest light, in the light of the sun, it becomes as it were a banal and lack luster. But at night, in the darkness, even from a distance of 500 feet we may be able to see the lamp clearly.
A policeman is an important person in the eyes of an illiterate poor man. But in front of the Inspector General Police the importance of the same policeman melts away.
When the President of the country walks in to hear a speech delivered by an ordinary lay person, there is automatically a lowering in the tone of the speaker.
Children feel at home with their peers and would like to play, chat and enjoy with them, rather than with their parents and teachers.
A soldier is not free and at ease in front of his senior-most commanding officer. But he will be free with his friends and colleagues.
Our Heavenly Father wants us grow without any inferiority feelings. That is why He does not appear in His great splendor and glory before us. He remains as it were like a non- entity. He wants us grow without inhibitions.
Well, I am drawn to the scripture that says, "Fear God and obey His commandments."I have an awesome and reverent fear of our Lord and the only way I am inhibited is if I start to do something I shouldn't and I feel conviction all over me.The world wants to do what makes them feel good and have no regard for God's ways,(been there-done that).If people had a Holy fear of our Holy God, the world would be a better place.