Fear is an unpleasant sensation caused by the presence or anticipation of danger. It is also a spiritual condition that is capable of overwhelming the physical. Only a strongman could arrest someone without disturbing his sleep, peace, or tranquillity. The devil also uses this tool to control humanity and keep them out of God’s plans. Believers must not allow fear to prosper in their lives.
Fear and doubt are closely related, and you must not allow them to rule over your days or nights. When you allow fear to rule over your day or night, you will be in trouble.
“10Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. 14Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. 5Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west”Isaiah 41:10, 14; 43:5
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Believers who know their God cannot fear the devil, but when you are not sure of God and do not have a good relationship with Him, the devil can easily put fear in your heart. When you are not aware of God’s strength, the devil will easily show you his strength to cause you to fear. Likewise, when you are not sure of God’s help, you will fear the devil when he appears to help you.
Sometimes, the devil may come to you in the company of millions of his demons, problems, and calamities, but God has commanded you not to be afraid of him. God has never failed anyone who trusted in Him, and He will never do so. He will not allow the devil to ruin your life.
“And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed”
In the midst of chaos, economic recession, financial markets, or collapsing stocks, God has promised to help you and bring your children out of trouble. The devil may come in different forms to frighten you, but you must not fear him. God was and is still with you and will be with you forever as long as you abide in Him. True Christians do not fear.
“Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom”Luke 12:32
Fear can destroy your nights, days, weeks, months, and years. You need to take authority over the spirit of fear. Decide to be a winner and reject sin and compromise. God expects His children to be courageous all the time.