1Corinthians 2:1, “When I came to you, brothers, I did not come with eloquence or superior wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3I came to you in weakness and fear, and with much trembling” (NIV).
I believe one of the things that cripple human beings is the battle with fear to which I am no stranger of. I have battled fear all my life. Fear of doing wrong, rejection, fear of ending up in hell, fear of deceiving. Of course some of the fear are healthy and then most of the fear I deal with are not. Read the rest of this entry »
Psalms 23:4, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil: for though at with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me”
Fear is a dreadful disease, which is why it is capable of killing its victims, in some cases, much faster than some of the dreadful diseases of our time such as cancer, AIDS and heart attack. It is a disease with no pathological cause but it is real and it preys on all of us. Most of our failures and maladies are caused by it. Read the rest of this entry »
Joshua 1:9, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
In this life, we need company. We cannot make it alone, we know that. Just because we do not want to be alone does not mean we just need anyone to help us in one way or another, we may just need company, someone present even if they say or do nothing. If you look at a child who is terrified, a parent’s presence is enough to calm him or her down. He or she may not look to the parent to take the fear away; the presence of a parent is enough to overcome their fear. They believe the parents are bigger than their imaginary monsters that appear real. Read the rest of this entry »