Tags: confidence, doubt, faith, fear, unbelief
Thought for the Week:
Fear is the opposite of genuine faith. Fear comes from a place of faithlessness. When we have real confidence in God, fear is driven out. For the person of faith, fear is actually irrational.
"Do not fear them, for the LORD your God is the one fighting for you," Moses declared. (Deuteronomy 3:21-22) The commandment, "do not fear," is a command we find repeated frequently throughout the Torah and all the Scriptures. In fact, there are over 130 instances in the Scriptures where it says, "Do not be afraid," or "Fear not!" The words "Do not be afraid," occur five times in parashat Devarim alone.
Yet often times we do find ourselves crippled with fear, doubt and worry-fear from uncertainty, fear of change, fear of loss, fear of danger-real and imagined. At times we ma…
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