Fear Factor pt.1
What is fear?
The dictionary defines fear as a painful and unpleasant, often strong, emotion caused by expectation or an awareness of danger.
dread, fright, alarm, panic/terror, trepidation
1. Fear of flying- Aerophobia
2. Fear of spiders
3. Fear of snakes
4. Fear public speaking
5. Fear of heights
6. Fear of the dark
7. Fear of rejection
8. Fear of dogs
9. Fear of needles
According to medical science, a large percentage of sickness is caused by fear, sorrow, envy, resentment, hatred, or unforgiveness. If that is true, we had better learn how to deal with how we feel.
The spirit of fear is active when fear controls us instead of us controlling our fears.
Paul says the source is not God, so it must be Satan, or fear from our own sinful nature.
Acts 1:8 NKJV
8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Romans 5:5 NKJV
5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
3. Sound mind
Romans 12:2 NKJV
2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.
2 Timothy 1:7 NLT