Category: Genesis

Fearful To Fearless

Exploring Biblical Truths About Fear and Worry

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Genesis 35:17

And when her labor was at its hardest, the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for you have another son.” Genesis 35:17 (ESV) Comment: Though pain and sorrows exist, we can endure knowing that a reward awaits us. As children of God we take comfort in being absolved with eternal salvation and look forward …

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Genesis 50:21

You have nothing to fear. I will take care of you and your children. So he reassured them with kind words that touched their hearts. Genesis 50:21 (GNT) Comment: A broken spirit must be bound up, an offer of forgiveness and a comforting word provides encouragement and comfort to drive away fear.

Genesis 50:19-20

But Joseph replied, Don’t be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you? You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people. Genesis 50:19-20 (NLT) Comment: When we ask forgiveness from someone we have …

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Genesis 45:03-05

He said to his brothers, “I am Joseph. Is my father still alive?” But the brothers could not answer him, because they were very afraid of him. So Joseph said to them, “Come close to me.” When the brothers came close to him, he said to them, “I am your brother Joseph, whom you sold …

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Genesis 46:03-04

He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there. I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also surely bring you up again; and Joseph will close your eyes.” Genesis 46:3-4 (NASB) Comment: …

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Genesis 45:19-20

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, Tell your brothers, Take wagons from the land of Egypt to carry your little children and your wives, and bring your father here.┬áDon’t worry about your personal belongings, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours. Genesis 45:19-20 (NLT) Comment: Do not worry or set your eyes …

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