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Posts Tagged ‘Fear

Into the Great Unknown

April 8, 2014

Fear is debilitating. Fear holds us back and keeps us from the work of God. Fear squashes faith. Throughout Scripture God continually tells his people, “Do not fear.” God understands what fear can do to human beings and he wants his people to live by faith rather than fear. One of our greatest fears is […]

The Greatest Threat to the Church

February 24, 2014

And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep. And they went and woke him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are perishing.” And he said to them, “Why are […]

God Is With Us

December 10, 2013

We live in a volatile world, a world that is constantly changing. Borders change. Economies change. Climates change. Governments change. How we take in knowledge changes. We live in a world that is constantly evolving and this makes many of us uneasy. Some of us may enjoy minor changes from time to time, but most […]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Overcoming Fear

October 3, 2013

Shortly before Hitler came to power, Dietrich Bonhoeffer preached a sermon on fear. It was a volatile time in Germany and Bonhoeffer wanted the people to hear a message from Christ on a subject that affected them all. He began his sermon with these words, The Bible, the gospel, Christ, the church, the faith – […]

Musings

September 2, 2013

To Beard or Not to Beard The good folks over at Christianity Today have put together an interesting and often funny timeline on Christian beliefs concerning facial hair. It is amazing, and sometimes sad, that this is all true. It is hard to believe that throughout the years of Christian history church has sometimes taken […]

Musings

April 27, 2013

The Dangers of Fear Terry Briley has written an excellent post on the dangers of fear and how fear in our life can keep us from following Jesus. He says, Fearing others produces deadly consequences. Fear plays to our most basic, self-serving nature and inhibits our ability to think and act reasonably. It often leads […]

Musings

April 20, 2013

The Gift of Life Ann Voskamp offers a moving post on Gosnell, Steubenville, and the gift of life. This is a must read. Check out What Gosnell and the Gospel Mean to the Brave When Fear Holds Us Back Fear can stunt the growth of a church and keep a Christian from becoming a mature […]