“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7
“But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.’” Matthew 14:27
Ours is a challenging calling, we Christ-followers. And ours is a scary, uncertain time. So sometimes we lose heart. And sometimes we fear. We are human; this is natural.
But I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to remain defeated and fearful, because the Lord our God is with us. Let’s get started.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary, “courage” is “the state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.” Its root word comes from the Latin,...