What's On My Mind: THE REMEDY FOR FEAR
I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. (Psalm 34:4)
Fear often shows up in our lives when we are at risk of losing something---our wealth, health, reputation, position, safety, family, friends. It reveals our innate desire to protect the things in life that are important to us, rather than fully entrusting them to God's care and control. When fear takes over, it cripples us emotionally and saps us spiritually. We're afraid to tell others about Christ, to extend our lives and resources for the benefit of other, or to venture into new territory. A fearful spirit is more vulnerable to the enemy, who tempts us to compromise biblical convictions and to take matters into our own hands.
The remedy for fear, of course, is trust in our Creator. Only when we trust the reality of God's presence, power, protection, and provision for our lives can we share the joy of the psalmist, who said, "I sought the Lord, and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears" (Ps. 34:4).
Day by day and with each passing moment, strength I find to meet my trials here; Trusting in my Father's wise bestowment, I've no cause for worry or for fear.
TRUST IN THE LORD IS THE CURE FOR A FEARFUL SPIRIT.
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