Institutes of the Christian Religion (1559) - John Calvin
Book 3 - How We Receive the Grace of Christ
Chapter 2 - Faith: Its Definition Set Forth, & Properties Explained
Sections 16-28 - Certainty of faith in relation to fear
Section 26 - Fear of God and honor of God
We fear God as our Lord, and honor Him as our Father - Mal 1:6.
Section 27 - Childlike and servile fear
Servile fear is just afraid of God's punishing power.
Childlike fear is afraid to offend God, regardless of punishment.
1 John 4:18.
Section 28 - Faith assures us not of earthly prosperity but of God's favor
1 Tim 4:8; Ps 63:3; Rom 8:35-39; Ps 23:4.