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Comfort and Courage in the Fearing God

I have shared in the past about fear. We all have them. It might be death, dogs, spiders, failure; whatever. All of us have things we do not want to face in life. With the current pandemic, we see how people are reacting to the current situation. Many are afraid. Older people or those with…

Fear, Failure and Forgiveness

I am doing a Bible study with people in our congregation on dealing with fear and anxiety. It has given me an opportunity to think about my own fears in life. Things most people fear such as death, dogs, spiders and such are not really concerns for me. Yes, the process of arriving at death…

Be an Encourager

1 Thessalonians 5:11 says, “Encourage one another and build one another up.” In the book of Acts, we are introduced to a man named Joseph, but he was better known as Barnabas or the “son of encouragement.” He was a man who loved God and saw himself as someone called to help others in their…

Into the Unknown

Going into the New Year, most of us do so with a sense of expectation. Although there are many unknowns, we also have faith in the God who holds our lives, our futures in His hands. He is sovereign over all and knows what is best for us. How do we know this? God’s Word…

From Anxiety to Serenity

It is three o’clock in the morning… For some reason, I am suddenly awake. My mind begins to race and then for some reason, some fear, or some anxiety, or some worry grips me. My pulse picks up and I begin to sweat. My eyes cannot close. Maybe it is something I need to do…