This is great admiration and honour given to another, a genuine holding in high regard, not a frivolous outward veneer of adoration. The
“Submit to others in reverence” (Eph 5:21; Col 1:22).
Does my reverence for God show in my obedience?
worship, obedience and “Purifying ourselves from all that contaminates body and spirit…” (2 Cor 7:1). The Bible's message to us is, “Give God the glory due to Him…Serve the Lord with reverence” (Ps 29:2, 96:8; Heb 12:28,29). God declares, “Those who honour me I will honour, but those who despise me will be despised” (1 Sam 2:30). If we reverence the Lord we won’t lack any good thing (Ps 34:9,10).
Nehemiah’s prayer showed reverence by acknowledging the gracious faithfulness of God, including confession of personal and corporate sin and a heartfelt plea for divine help (Neh 1:4-11).
In some churches, the title Reverend [revered or respected one] is given to the Minister.