Father I’m trying to turn my back on fear, choosing instead to focus my mind on You. Comfort me, strengthen me, steady me. In Jesus’ name I pray for confidence. Amen.
When we put our trust in God we don’t fear the unknowns, we don’t fear what others can do to us, and we definitely don’t fear receiving bad news—for all of our goodness comes from God, and any setbacks that we perceive are merely setups for something greater. God has already figured out, mapped out, and seen what will be for our future.
It’s not if bad news comes, it’s how we respond to the news—confidently or sheer panic—the former is rooted in a conviction that God has and is the answer. The latter has roots of fear choking the life out of them.
Can we trust Him to be there for us, to catch us when we fall, and to place us in our rightful place? I’m working on it. I’m working on pushing fear to the side and trusting instead in God. I’m working on focusing only to His voice and not the loud voices that try to plant the seeds of doubt and insecurity. I’m trying my best to walk by faith and not by fear. How about you?
Questions of the Day
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2. What are your thoughts about today’s message?
3. What issues are you fighting to protect from the enemy’s attack?
4. What cares, worries, and fears are you ready to turn over to God?
5. Who would you like to pray for today?
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