Tag Archives: 1 John 4:18

Throw out your couch

Do any of these words describe your state of mind? terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, nervousness, nerves, perturbation, foreboding Is so, I can assure you that … Continue reading

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Are you Robinson Crusoe?

Do you live with any of these? anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness, apprehension, dread, apprehensiveness, nervousness, nerves, perturbation, foreboding These are synonyms for fear. If you’re like me, you’re no stranger to this companion. My speciality is fear of failure. … Continue reading

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White knuckle: A testimony

I was in church singing “King of my Heart” by John Mark and Sarah McMillan when I was struck full force by the song’s outro: When the night is holding onto me God is holding on It may surprise you … Continue reading

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Fear/love

Anything here sound familiar? terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, nervousness, nerves, perturbation, foreboding These are synonyms for fear. Let’s take a test. Put an X at … Continue reading

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Fully formed in love

I was convicted by this verse from 1 John. God is love. When we take up permanent residence in a life of love, we live in God and God lives in us. This way, love has the run of the … Continue reading

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