Monday, 20 March 2017

Fear or Faith.

When we allow fear to control us we become part of the problem.

How can we overcome fear?

We say "God has forsaken the earth."

We have little faith.

If we had faith in the Love of God we would not be afraid.

"There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear." 1 John 4:18a (NRSV)

Were we to believe that God cares for us we would not need to build up huge reserves of money and possessions.

There would always be enough.

We could live with less.

And less is more.

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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