'fear' tagged posts

Perfected Love

I have been preaching out of Galatians for the last few months. Sharing out of chapter 5, we discovered that living a life of love fulfils the law. I started to think about love and I was drawn to 1 John. Here, John calls us to love God and one another in what he calls…

A Fresh Start

This is the time of year, where most people take inventory of there lives and make resolutions to change. Here are the top 10 most popular: 1. Lose weight 2. Stop smoking 3. Stick to a budget 4. Save or earn more money 5. Find a better job 6. Become more organized 7. Exercise more…

Parenting Without Fear

“Jeremiah, slow down… watch where you are going!” This is a phrase that I use quite often when I am out with our grandchildren. Like most kids, our grandson tends to focus on the things around him and not what is in front of him. As a parent and now grandparent, I know that children…

How to Conquer Fear and Shame

One of the most important things for any believer to understand is how fear and shame impact our identity. Being a part of a culture where these two facets are often demonstrated in an unwillingness to risk because of the possibility of failure and losing face, I understand first-hand how paralyzing this can be and…

My Stronghold

As part of my devotional time, I am reading a book by Tim Keller called, “The Songs of Jesus.” It is a year-long devotional that goes through the Book of Psalms. As I was skimming through it, I stopped at the pages of April 6th and 7th and gave them a read. I stopped there…