Facing Fear

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With all of the fears that can challenge and assail us in life, Pastor Merril speaks about facing the giant of fear. Much of this outline was from R.T. Kendall in Understanding Theology vol. 3. We apologize for the static that somehow got into the recording and are trying to address it.
The main points of this message are:
  • Godly fear is good (Lv 19:14)
  • Natural fear is good (Mt 4:6)
  • Spirit of fear is not good (2 Tm 1:7)
      • Spirit of fear by attitude (Jgs 6:15)
      • Spirit of fear by devils (1 Sm 16:14)
  • Fear of man (Ps 27:1)
      • Fear of man in self-consciousness (Gal 2:11-13)
      • Fear of man in shame (Mk 8:38)
      • Fear of man in subjection (Mt 13:20-21)
  • Fear from unbelief (Mk 6:4-6)
      • Unbelief in God’s word (Rv 21:5)
      • Unbelief for the future (Mt 6:34)
  • Overcome fear by Holy Spirit courage (Eph 6:18-20)
  • Overcome fear by love (1 Jn 4:17-19)
  • Overcome fear by maturing (Eph 4:11-16)
Background Music to Intro/Outro: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com