Ignore Fear’s Knock

“Do you want to be like [Sarah]? Then do what is right. And don’t give in to fear” (1 Peter 3:6, NIrV).

The other day, fear tried to steal my peace. Has this ever happened to you? You had the most amazing time with God. It was a “mountain top experience,” full of His beautiful, glorious presence. You are soaring. And then, just like that, boom. Fear knocks. The dark clouds of adverse circumstance gather overhead. Your heart recoils.

Does that indescribable peace that comes from Him have to be short-lived? Does the next hard knock of life have to steal it away? What do we do when fear shows up on our doorstep?

Today’s verse gives us a vitally important answer. We don’t have to give in to fear. Yes, fear will come. THE most repeated command in Scripture is, “Do not fear.” This is because fear is THE most common tactic of the enemy. The beautiful news is, Continue reading Ignore Fear’s Knock