10 The angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid! I have good news for you, a message that will fill everyone with joy. 11 Today
For I am the LORD your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you: “Do not fear, I will help you.”
The fear John talks about here is the fear of final judgement. The fear of wrath.
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell me, if you know so much. Who determined its dimensions and stretched out
1 Chronik 16:10 10 Rühmet seinen heiligen Namen; es freue sich das Herz derer, die den HERRN suchen! Luther Bibel 1545 1 Chronicles 16:10 10 Rejoice
“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.” — Augustine of Hippo,