“Say ye not, A confederacy, to all to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. Sanctify the Lord of Hosts himself, and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread. And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.”
—Isaiah 8:12-14, 2 Nephi:18:12-14
To those who trust in Him, Jehovah will be a protection. But, for those who refuse to trust in Him, and seek to protect themselves their own way, Jehovah will become a source of consternation.
Those who worthily covenant and strive to live the law of Jehovah are granted access to His temple—His sanctuary—where they find peace and solace from …