Why Many People are Experiencing Anxiety at the Thought of Life Getting Back to Normal

As the nation slowly lifts its restrictions, there is a conflict going on in the hearts of many people. While many are tired of the lockdowns and rejoice at the thought of going to work, getting out to see friends, sitting in a restaurant, going shopping, and even gathering at church, many of those same … Continue reading Why Many People are Experiencing Anxiety at the Thought of Life Getting Back to Normal

Social Media: When a Distraction Starts to Feel Like an Obligation

We all know some of the benefits of social media. Whether it is staying in touch with family and friends, keeping up on the latest news, or a little entertainment, social media can deliver. These are the reasons we started using it, but as I mentioned in another post, when it comes to social media, … Continue reading Social Media: When a Distraction Starts to Feel Like an Obligation

10 Ways to Fight Fear

In light of all the uneasiness caused by coronavirus and its fallout in the economy, I thought it would be helpful to post this timely wisdom by Isaac Watts. Fear is an excellent provision of God to guard us from many dangers when fixed on a proper object and proper degree. When God is the … Continue reading 10 Ways to Fight Fear

Christian, You Need to Slow Down

What is it about being forced to slow down that makes us want to run faster than we were before? I think it is because, when sickness or some other obstacle hits us, we want to have the will to power through. Whatever it is, slowing down is something we resist, and when we are forced to do it, it is often uncomfortable. When we have no choice but to slow down, however, we realize

A Christian Look at Anxiety and Depression: A Testimony

Most people do not know this about me, but I have struggled with a chronic illness for the past 20 years. My condition has a way of effecting my nervous system in several ways. For the first several years, one of the most devastating symptoms I dealt with was anxiety.

Godly and Ungodly Fear of God

https://youtu.be/c8td9JnliFc There is both an ungodly fear of God and a godly fear of God. This lesson asks the question, "What is the fear of God?" To answer it, we look at five characteristics of God-fearing people where we contrast that with an ungodly fear of God. We end, by laying out some definitions of … Continue reading Godly and Ungodly Fear of God

Your Fears are Lying to You

Dear Christian, your fears are lying to you. Nothing they warn you about can ultimately hurt you. Fear shows its face daily and holds you back from doing things that may not be safe according to the world's wisdom, but are life-giving in every respect. It tells you that you must save your life, or … Continue reading Your Fears are Lying to You

Why God’s Promise to Provide Does Not Always Give Us Peace

All throughout scripture, we are promised that God will meet our needs. Jesus said, "Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?2 And which of you by being anxious can add a single … Continue reading Why God’s Promise to Provide Does Not Always Give Us Peace

Every Fear Must Bow

You, O Lord, are my refuge and strength. No matter what fears assail me, they cannot stand before you. Whether my anxieties are based on reality or the result of my doubting heart, you are the calmer of my soul. There is no darkness your light cannot penetrate. You are my peace. Every fear finds … Continue reading Every Fear Must Bow

Trusting God With Your Greatest Fears

And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. - Genesis 43:14 Jacob had lost Joseph, or so he thought he had, and he was terrified of losing Benjamin as well.  So much so that we are told his whole life was bound up in Benjamin. If Benjamin were to … Continue reading Trusting God With Your Greatest Fears