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FAITH > FEAR

James 1:2-4

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to growSo let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing. 

“We know everything we can do nothing about and almost nothing about that which we can do everything about.” – Jon Tyson

Matthew 10:28

Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

  • We’ve allowed the steady flow of FEAR to paralyze us into an inactive FAITH.

Luke 22:31-32

“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail.

  • Our FAITH is at its lowest when we’ve lost our ability to SEE God.

Romans 8:31-32

If God is for us, who can ever be against us? Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?

Romans 8:35, 37-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or swordNo, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.  For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the futurenor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

  • FAITH overcomes our FEAR when we remember who GOD really is for us.

Hebrews 11:1 ISV

Now faith is the assurance that what we hope for will come about and the certainty that what we cannot see exists.

James 1:2-4

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow

  • It’s a new season where your ENDURANCE has proved that your FAITH is ready to GROW.

Matthew 17:20

For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Faith is about POTENCY not SIZE.

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