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Fear Not

The Lord has given you boldness,
power, love, & self-control.
Walk in it.

A short time ago I was talking to a little girl who said she was afraid of thunder and lightening. 


I asked her why and she didn't know. All she know was that she would cry and tremble during the entire duration of the thunder and lightening in what seemed to her, a never-ending nightmare. I told her to speak faith every time she felt that way about the thunder and lightening and anything else in her life. I told her about a certain scripture that spoke to that issue and that things would change for her if she believed they would (faith). I printed out the following power-words and told her to post them somewhere prominent:  "for God gave us a spirit NOT of fear but of power and love and self-control (2 Timothy 1:7).


I know that little girl is going to be ok, because she was serious in saying those words and making them mean something over her life. She recited them a few times after I gave them to her.


What words do you speak over your life? 


Like that little girl, I have power-words (scriptures) over my life and the people I love. I even have them for those who don't have love for me. And God hears every last one of them. He will honor the words we utter to Him when we love Him. I'm not talking about speaking words of doom against anyone, just the opposite. I'm talking about speaking positive words of faith over people, places, and things -- no matter how we feel about them or how they feel about us.


That little girl loves the Lord, I could tell, and she is blessed because of her faith in God the Father. Therefore, she has absolutely nothing to fear and neither do we.


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