The Things We Fear 7: Sunday Selah, Closer to Christ 

The Things We Fear Day 7 - Sunday Selah, Closer to Christ                      The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1, ESV) Over the past week we’ve talked a lot about fear, and while we all fear different things, we all have the same comfort. There is no fear or pain that is…

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The Things We Fear 6: A Reflection on the Things We Fear

The Things We Fear Day 6 - A Reflection on the Things We Fear Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. (Joshua 1:9, ESV) As we reflect on what we’ve learned about our fears and how we should confront them, let’s take a few minutes to answer the questions below…

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The Things We Fear 5: Opinions 

The Things We Fear Day 5 - Opinions  The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe. (Proverbs 29:25, ESV) For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10, ESV) Then I saw that all toil and all…

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The Things We Fear 4: Heartache and Rejection

The Things We Fear Day 4 - Heartache and Rejection                             When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. (Psalm 34:17-18, ESV) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let…

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The Things We Fear 3: Failure

The Things We Fear Day 3 - Failure                      When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that…

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The Things We Fear 2: Sickness and Death 

The Things We Fear Day 2 - Sickness and Death                         The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:2-3, ESV) A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22, ESV) My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:26, ESV)…

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The Things We Fear 1: Change

The Things We Fear Day 1 - Change                                     Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I…

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