For some reason, yesterday at work I experienced something I have not experienced in a while.
I had an overwhelming sense of fear and anxiety pour over me. I could not explain it. For some strange reason I felt something was just not right.
Here are my favorite verses from yesterday.
Deuteronomy 3:22 (NASB)
Do not fear them, for the Lord your God is the one fighting for you.
1 Peter 3:14 (NASB)
But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled,
Isaiah 51:7 (NASB)
“Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My law; Do not fear the reproach of man, Nor be dismayed at their revilings.
Matthew 10:28 (NASB)
Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Deuteronomy 31:8 (NASB)
The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.
1 Chronicles 22:13 (NASB)
Then you will prosper, if you are careful to observe the statutes and the ordinances which the Lord commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed.
1 Chronicles 28:20 (NASB)
Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.
Matthew 10:31 (NASB)
So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
I could have kept reading for a while. There are a lot of verses in God’s word about fear.
After finishing these verses I was completely free of any fear or anxiety. The day went off without a hitch.
God’s word, the bible, is the most powerful tool we can pick up. It needs to be where we turn any time we feel an attack of the enemy coming at us.
Nothing serious happened to me yesterday. It was not because it was a false alarm. It was because I claimed the truth of God over my situation.
Psalm 121:1-2 (NASB)
I will lift up my eyes to the mountains;
From where shall my help come?
My help comes from the LORD,
Who made heaven and earth.