Are you afraid of the unknown? Our world contains many unknowns. These cause fear. Is all fear bad?
In recent newspaper articles, the authors wrote about dealing with the subject of living in a world full of unknowns. While they gave many suggestions, one subject was shockingly absent: Where will you spend eternity?
People do fear death, but they don’t have to. God, through Jesus, provides salvation. Eternal life is available, and the price has already been paid.
Fear is used to communicate reverence and respect for God.
The fear of the Lord means that one recognizes God’s character and responds by revering or feeling a deep respect or admiration for Him.
The lack of a fear of God is a sign that people have rejected God.
Fear is used to indicate being afraid of someone or something.
The Bible speaks of many different people with many different fears. Ten of the twelve spies feared going to take the land of Canaan. Soldiers feared going to war. Jesus’ disciples feared the storm.
What kind of help can we offer people today?
- The Gospel message resolves the fear of death.
- Jesus Christ is the answer to the loss of hope.
- The trials we face make us stronger.
- Trust in the Lord brings guidance for life.