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There exists no shelter for those who call not My Name, for those others are not of power nor might. Riches are poor gods, and pleasure flees the fearful, and comforts not the forlorn. Where do the lost turn, but to themselves and the storage of years? It is an empty place where comfort finds no home, and sleep finds no rest. But he who rests in His God knows not the storm, for he is not alarmed by calamity. His God is His security, in life and death, in plenty and in want. His heart does not grow faint, neither does he fear man, for great strength is in his loins, for My arm holds strong his countenance, and his smile is of assurance. Calm is his voice, quivering not like his neighbor who knows not his Creator, nor his destination. Fear not the reaper; He has no power over you.
Romans 8:15 (ESV) – For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
Psalm 56:3-4 (ESV) – When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?
Bottom Line: There are no uncertain times to our God. All is seen, all is known, and we are His children. Fear is not the garment of a child of the King. Don’t give in to the panic of the unbelievers. We do not count on money, or even on our health, we count on a God that has power over all, and in that, we find our peace. Don’t underestimate your God, and don’t overestimate your situation. Fear must bow to faith. Faith in Him, even when the world is trembling around us, allows His Word to work great peace in us.