Posts Tagged ‘Fear’

To Rise Above Fear

Isaiah 8:11-13 The Lord leaned in close – his hand on my shoulder – and gave me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do. Don’t fear what they fear, or dread what they dread. Instead, make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy…

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To Rise Above Opinions

Beloved friends, what should be our response to God’s marvelous mercies? To surrender ourselves to God! To be his sacred, living sacrifices. To live in holiness, experiencing all that delights his heart. This should become our genuine expression of worship. So stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you. Instead, be inwardly…

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To Live In The Moment

Your heavenly Father knows exactly what you need. So seek first the Kingdom of God and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need in abundance. Refuse to worry about tomorrow, but deal with each challenge that comes your way, one day at a time. Living faithfully is a large enough task for…

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To Live Free

No one can serve two gods at the same time. You will have to hate one to love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You can’t worship the true God while enslaved to the god of money! This is why I tell you to never be worried about your life,…

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To Be Cared For

Consider the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, yet God provides for each one. And you are far more precious to him than birds! Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? And if worry can’t accomplish a little thing like that, what’s the use of worrying…

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To Let Go

Calling the crowd to join his disciples, Jesus said, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must be willing to share my cross and experience it as your own, as you continually surrender to my ways. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you…

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To Contain Your Fear

The Lord leaned in close– his hand on my shoulder– and gave me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do. Don’t fear what they fear, or dread what they dread. Instead, make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy in your life. He…

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To See Through Fear

We aim to tell the truth plainly, appealing to the conscience of every person under God’s watchful eye. Now if our gospel remains veiled, it is only veiled from those who are lost and dying. Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. As a result…

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To Believe You Are Loved

Nothing can ever separate us from God’s love! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred, not hunger, not homelessness, not bullying threats, not backstabbing, not even the worst sins listed in Scripture. None of this fazes us because Jesus loves us. I’m absolutely convinced that nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, not our fears…

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To Remain Calm In The Storm

Don’t panic. I’m with you. There’s no need to fear for I am your God. I’ll give you strength. I’ll help you. I’ll hold you steady and keep a firm grip on you. Anyone who opposes you will come to nothing. Those who worked against you will end up empty-handed— nothing to show for their…

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