Fear is a threat to your success. It causes you to be paralyzed in the past. It stops your momentum and causes you to give up your dreams.
What are afraid of? Are you afraid of the impossible? The new? Are you afraid of succeeding?
Fear is your adversary. It stand against your purpose. It opposes the fulfillment of your desires. Fear affects your mood, it causes you to be melancholy and depressed. Fear is a mindset that causes you to miss the fulfillment of your destiny because you were afraid of something in your life.
As a child I had a terrible fear of heights. Because of this fear I was afraid of flying but when I started to get invitations to preach around the country I had to make a decision to overcome my fear of heights, which was linked to a fear of flying. If I had not overcome my fear of heights I would have never traveled in twenty states of this country or traveled to Haiti and Nigeria.
What are you afraid of? Identify your fear and fight it with this strategy that Paul gave to his spiritual son Timothy. It’s written in 2 Timothy 1:7. We overcome fear by receiving these gifts from God and then conquering fear with these resources.
1. Power: You have power because Holy Spirit lives in you. You have strength to conquer fear. Your influence is of the Spirit, you should have greater influence over yourself then fear has. You have all of His resources in your spirit. Activate what is inside of you and overcome what is outside of you.
2. Love: God loves you. His will is for your good. When you live in His love you overcome fear, which is a form of death. God is love and love is life. Love conquers fear which is death. Walk with God and don’t fear anything. Confess daily that God loves me and no fear can stop me.
3. Sound Mind: Discipline your mind by filling it with the word of God. Confess the word over your fears. Take every thought, that releases fear in your mind, captive. Guard your mind from negative people and negative conversations.
What are afraid of? Write your answers here. I want to pray over you that you conquer fear. .