Fear . . . the dwelling place of millions around the world today.
Fear . . .
- Puts you in bondage.
- Keeps you on edge.
- Is a companion of worry, anxiety, discouragement, depression, despair, stress, physcial ailment, suicide, etc.
- Produces weakness.
- Is no friend of love.
- Is a snare in life.
- Leads to quick, unwise decisions.
- Causes panic.
What is the opposite of fear? Some of the antonyms of fear are assurance, boldness, confidence, courage, faith and love.
So, how do we live with these characteristics in this fear-filled age? May I encourage you to get a Bible and read each of the passages listed below? Read them slow. Meditate on them. Soak your soul in the eternal, life-giving, absolute truths of God’s Word! Let it wash over your fears and lead you to a faith-filled life that dwells above it all!
What does God say about fear? Joshua 1:9; Psalms 23:1-6; 27:1; 56:3-4; 91:1-16; Isaiah 41:10; 43:1; Matthew 6:25-34; John 14:27; Romans 8:28-39; Philippians 4:6-8; 2 Timothy 1:7.