For the Christian, the fear of the Lord does not diminish the gospel of grace; it amplifies it. This reverential fear makes his grace more amazing, his mercy more grand, his justice more right, and his love more astounding. The deeper our understanding of what it means to fear a holy God, the better able we will be to fear him as he ought to be feared, and the better able we will be to worship him as he ought to be worshiped.
Chris Poblete, The Two Fears: Tremble Before God Alone
Recently Chris Poblete and I sat down to discuss his new book from Cruciform Press, The Two Fears: Tremble Before God Alone. In this interview, we discuss his reasons for writing the book, whether or not “fear” is consistent with the gospel and what Chris hopes readers will take away from the book: