Overwhelming circumstances provoke strong emotions. What’s rooted deep in our hearts is exposed by pressure. Psalm 118:17 provides a reminder that “I will not die but live,” and Pastor Steve explores the confidence of the Psalmist to bring us courage for our own challenges. Also cited: Philippians 4:13.
“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 In Part 4 of this series on Courage, we look at how to gain strength in the very middle of the inevitable difficulties of everyday life.
Romans 8:15 says “you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children.” In part 2 of this series about Facing Fear, Pastor Steve continues teaching about freedom from fear with some examples from the history of Israel.