2 Timothy 1:7 says that, “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or fear, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline.”
You know in recent years there has been a popular phrase on these T-shirts and baseball caps worn by millions of young people across America. It simply says “No Fear!”
These shirts and caps are referring to situations pertaining to athletics, such as they say “the score is tied, and you have the ball with 5 seconds left… NO FEAR!”
Well the truth is that God wants us to live without fear.
Well what are you facing today? What unknowns are you up against? What major decisions seem to have you “paralyzed?”
Is there a tough conversation that you need to have with someone at work and maybe you’ve been holding off on it because you just have so much fear of how it’s going to turn out?
Or maybe you have a large customer that you’ve put off talking to because you’re anxious that the conversation may not go well?
Or maybe there is a position or opportunity in your company that you’re wanting to apply for, but you’re feeling like you’re not ready for it yet?
Well no matter the case- don’t let fear stop you from taking the chance. So, if you’re feeling anxiety, worry, or doubt, remember these things are not from God! So He has promised you power, love, and self-discipline.
For when you do this, you will be applying the [email protected].
- 1What does this message say to you?
- 2What current situations are going on in your life that is causing you to be fearful or anxious?
- 3Who do you know that might be able to help guide you with your fear?
Ray is also a highly sought after speaker at churches and retreats across America, where for years he has challenged followers of Christ to integrate their faith in and through the marketplace on a daily basis.He is also part of the speaking faculty for Orlando, Florida based “Man In the Mirror” ministry where he conducts seminars and retreats across the country.