Tag Archives: Fear

Sleeping giants and dogs …

“Then David took his shepherd’s staff, selected five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the pocket of his shepherd’s pack, and with his sling in his hand approached Goliath.” 1 Samuel 17:40 We get slangs from incidents, … Continue reading

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Not just a beauty …

“But Queen Vashti refused to come, refused the summons delivered by the eunuchs. The king lost his temper. Seething with anger over her insolence …” Esther 1:12 Queen Vashti was a beautiful queen. After her husband King Xerxes had partied … Continue reading

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Pick a key …

“Don’t fear: I am First, I am Last, I’m Alive. I died, but I came to life, and my life is now forever.” Revelation 1:17 It seems fitting that on this last day of the month of writing about the … Continue reading

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Enter the stormy sea …

“Then he [Jesus] got in the boat, his disciples with him. The next thing they knew, they were in a severe storm. Waves were crashing into the boat—and he was sound asleep! They roused him, pleading, ‘Master, save us! We’re … Continue reading

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Fear of flying …

“There is no room in love for fear. Well-formed love banishes fear. 1 John 4:17 In today’s scripture, John explains the relationship between love and fear—the crippling kinds like fear of death and fear of judgment. Research reports that eighty-five … Continue reading

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Playing the “fear” card . . .

“I do admit that I have fears that when I come you’ll disappoint me and I’ll disappoint you, and in frustration with each other everything will fall to pieces—quarrels, jealousy, flaring tempers, taking sides, angry words, vicious rumors, swelled heads, … Continue reading

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Entering the valley of fear …

“The fights in the church and the fears in our hearts kept us on pins and needles.” 2 Corinthians 7:5 I worked in the church for nearly twenty years and saw my share of conflict. In one situation, several families … Continue reading

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Climb out of the boat!

Jesus said to Simon [Peter], “There is nothing to fear. From now on you’ll be fishing for men and women.” Luke 5:10 Jesus picked Simon’s boat to use as a stage to preach to the mass of people gathered on … Continue reading

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Fear not, but be aware …

We’ve heard the news, and we’re as limp as wet dishrags. We’re paralyzed with fear. Terror has a death grip on our throats. Don’t dare go outdoors! Don’t leave the house! Death is on the prowl. Danger everywhere! Jeremiah 6:24-25 … Continue reading

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Give that warm, fuzzy feeling …

“God also says: To put the land in order, to resettle families on the ruined properties. I tell prisoners, ‘Come on out. You’re free!’ and those huddled in fear, ‘It’s all right. It’s safe now.’” Isaiah 49:8-12 Refugees have been … Continue reading

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