For God did not give us a spirit of timidity ( of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. –2 Timothy 1:7
There is a depilating fear that Satan tried to put on us every day. I call fear “False Evidence Appearing Real.” It is intended to keep us from having the power, love and sound mind God wants us to have.
Sometimes we think of fear as an emotion, but it is actually a spirit. In fact, fear is one of Satan’s favorite tools, and he particularly loves to harass Christians with it.
But Jesus said, ..All things can be (are possible to him who believes!(Mark 9:23). And on-fire, Bible-believing Christian who is fearless is the enemy’s worst fear!
It has been said that fear is the opposite of faith, and that is true, We can’t live in faith and fear at the same time. Fear paralyzes us and keeps us from recieving God’s promises. It keeps us from stepping out and obeying what God has called us to do.
Fear mms be confronted head-on with the power of faith. We must proclaim the Word of God and command fear to leave.
So the next time fear knocks on your door, send faith to answer!
From the book “Promises for our everyday lives!