Reverence

    See also Fear; Honor

    Deep respect for sacred things; wonder.

    • The Lord commanded Moses to remove his shoes, for he was standing on holy ground:Ex. 3:4–5;
    • God is to be feared and had in reverence:Ps. 89:7;
    • Serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:Heb. 12:28;
    • Moroni bowed himself to the earth, and prayed mightily:Alma 46:13;
    • The multitude fell to the earth and worshiped Christ:3 Ne. 11:12–19;
    • Bow down before me:D&C 5:24;
    • All things bow in humble reverence before the throne of God:D&C 76:93;
    • Your minds have been darkened because you have treated lightly the things you have received:D&C 84:54–57;
    • Every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess:D&C 88:104;
    • Out of respect or reverence to the name of the Supreme Being, the Church called that priesthood after Melchizedek:D&C 107:4;
    • Blessings will be poured out upon those who reverence the Lord in his house:D&C 109:21;