There is much in life that can lead a person to anxiety. Yet Scripture instructs, “Do not be anxious about anything…” (Phil. 4:6). Wow! What a tall order. Anxiety is real, yet the verses around this instruction give attention to what a mind is to focus on instead....
Ecclesiastes 3 is more than a song about “turn, turn, turn” but Solomon’s advise about how to live free of fear in a fearful world.
Exodus 19 reports on what happened just before the 10 commandments are given by God. The people were warned and afraid, which was the right response. But there’s more than guilt and fear. There’s grace.
Exodus 4 tells of Moses’s resistance to God’s call and God’s reminder that the fear is real but He is greater than the spiritual forces Moses will encounter.
Fear is not always bad. Fear is biblical and helps us keep God as God. Message by Peter Ellis on Philippians 2:5-12