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00389 - Scared?

Defeating the grip of fear is a powerful journey that the Bible offers guidance and comfort. It reminds us that we can find strength and courage to overcome fear and face life's challenges head-on.

Psalm 56:3 says, ‘When I am afraid, I will trust you.’ (NCV) Instead of allowing fear to control us, we are encouraged to entrust our fears and anxieties to God, knowing He is faithful and will provide comfort and guidance.

Overcoming fear involves shifting our focus from our limitations to God's limitless power. As we rely on God's promises and draw closer to Him, our faith is strengthened, and fear loses its grip. We can find comfort in knowing that God is with us every step of the way. By trusting in His unfailing love and leaning on His infinite wisdom, we’ll be scared no more and walk in the freedom God has promised us.

Quote The deeper you go with God, the less scared of life you will be.


Help me, Lord, confront the things I am fearful of in life. Amen.

Action Point

Write down everything you are scared about, and then pray that God overwhelms them.

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(NCV) The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.

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