The world is shaking with fear. "What will become of us? Where will it all end? What if Russia...? What if cancer...? What if expression...?"
love of God has wrapped us round from before the foundations of the
If we fear Him--that is, if we are brought to our knees before
Him, reverence and worship Him in absolute assurance of his sovereignty,
we cannot possibly be afraid of anything else.
To love God is to
destroy all other fear. To love the world is to be afraid of
everything--what it may think of me, what it may do to me, what may
happen today or tomorrow for which I am not prepared.
Psa 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
yet, LORD, the truth is that I am often afraid. I confess it.
weight of your promises seems sometimes to be only a feather, and the
weight of my fears is lead.
Reverse that, LORD, I pray. Give me the
healthy fear that will make light of all the others.
Pro 19:23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.