by Shirley Carr
12/17/2011 / Self Help
Fear is the catastrophic culprit that lingers into the lenses of vision and causes you to doubt, if not question yourself and the voice of God. Fear, the antagonist against your God ordained purpose, often shows up when you are on the edge of your greatest victory. This antagonist has become an expert at disguising in people, places, things, and ideas. Have you ever encountered people who have tried to talk you out of your purpose-even those closest to you (Mark 8:31-33) and so it cause you to fear? Have you ever encountered places that contradicted the direction of your destiny? For example, you may have encountered a place that resembled lack (Exodus 16)and so it caused you to fear. Have you ever encountered things that did not make logical sense and so it caused you to fear? For example in this advent season, how it is that KING of KINGS and LORD OF LORDS was wrapped in swaddling clothes and placed in a filthy manger (Luke 2:7). Have you ever encountered an extraordinary idea that caused you to have fear? For example, you barely have enough for yourself but God allows you to be a blessing to other people (John 6:13). No More Fear! For too long you have waited because of fear and wrestled with your God ordained purpose! Now is the time to untie fear from our life. If you were going to fall apart and into that bottomless hole of no escape, you would have done so a long time ago! There is too much inside of you and fear can no longer hold you!Remember you were never given a spirit of fear but of power, love, and a sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7). When was the last time that you traced back over the steps of your life and declared to yourself, "I don't know how I made it out of that!" Leaping over roadblock after roadblock you made it.
You are a living testimony because you have conquered over the most turbulent times of your life. You have already experienced delays and detours that were constructed to distract you from the course of your life-and you didn't get bitter, you became better. You know how to outlast relationships that you thought would last forever. You know how to navigate through career changes that changed the direction of your life. You know how to believe even when you watched your broken dreams and promises crash along the course of life. You know how to maximize your potential on limited resources. You know how to surpass the stagnant sense of having to encourage others without any encouragement for yourself. You know how to travel through the trail of tears in search of new opportunities to better the life for your family. You have learned to dance over the despair of poor decisions.
You were able to untie the temptation to quit and stand strong, while staying in stride with high expectations and high hopes. You remembered that you didn't have to know the plan and design to every step. You remembered that every step was strapped to Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ- who already won! He won over loneliness. He won over poverty. He won over sickness. He won over hatred. He won over jealousy. He won over divination. He won over perversion. He won over every lie. He won over idolatry. He won over pride. He won over addictions. He won over the spirit of the antichrist! HE WON OVER FEAR! HE WON and because you are a joint heir because he calls you his own you will no longer let fear hold you captive! NO MORE FEAR creation is waiting!
The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed.
EVEidenz, copyright Pen You In 2013
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