If you’re anything like me, you’re facing a lot of fears these days. You have all of these “lines” in your head of things you’re afraid of happening. The next type of treatment. The next year of life. The next miscarriage. The next time you face that rude person. You can name your own.
I found this great article on fear that I want to share. It was not written by or for me. I’m going to post the first portion here, then you can follow the link at the bottom to finish it.
Bible Verses About Fear: 22 Scriptures To Study
In the Old Testament of the Bible fear is translated from ten Hebrew nouns and eight verbs. The New Testament uses four Greek words. Generally when we think of fear we might equate it to anxiety, dismay, despair, horror, and worry. Fear is that feeling in the pit of our stomach which can be little, such as “butterflies” or it could be great terror, such that prevents us from interacting with others and sometimes even keeps us shut up inside of our house. The Bible calls this kind of fear “the spirit of fear”.
Read the rest (including more scripture, biblical types of fear, and Christian quotes): http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/bible-verses-about-fear-22-scriptures-to-study/#ixzz2iSQR3KL1