Category: Fear Nots

In Ephesians 6:10-18 we are instructed to put on the full armor of God, the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, shoes to stand firm, the shield of faith, the helmet of God's saving power and the sword of the word of God. Hmmm... nowhere in that passage does it suggest that we put on any sort of armor to protect our backside as we turn and flee in fearful retreat. Follow along as I make my way through scripture to identify those passages that direct us to not be afraid, to not worry or be anxious... to be strong & courageous, to have faith and trust in God.

Genesis 21:12-13

But God said, “Abraham, don’t worry about your slave woman and the boy. Just do what Sarah tells you. Isaac will inherit your family name, but the son of the slave woman is also your son, and I will make his descendants into a great nation.” Genesis 21:12-13 (CEV) Comments: When we are clear in …

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Genesis 15:01

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. Genesis 15:1 (KJV) Comments: Do not be intimidated by the revenge or envy of others regardless of the circumstances. God is our reward and encouragement.