I've decided to share things I deem worthy as I read to enrich my own life journey. This comes from the introduction of Amy Simpson's book, Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry.
Fear. It is able to overtake us, disengage us and throw us off course if we aren’t careful and standing guard. Fear is not from God. Scripture tells us to fear not or to not be afraid about 365 times to be exact! That’s once a day for an entire year we can read a... Continue Reading →
This verse makes my heart sing! I could and should name to God one hundred things I’m thankful for, but the one I’m grateful for the most is the victory I have in Jesus! What is this victory? Red what comes before these verses: “Death is swallowed up in victory." "O death, where is your... Continue Reading →
I like how the Amplified Bible translates this verse: “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].” 2 TIMOTHY 1:7... Continue Reading →
Once we understand who God is we develop a healthy fear of God. Healthy in that through wisdom we respect God. This verse isn’t talking about the kind of fear that cripples is or causes us to act in haste. This kind of fear is gained through our relationship with God. It’s like the fear... Continue Reading →