Overcoming fear spiritually
We do not need to fear not, nor be dismayed – we can overcome fear spiritually. Really, worry, anxiety and stress is a spirit of fear. Fear does not come from God. Otherwise, he would have not said, fear not 365 times. Fear and faith both project into the future. Which kingdom are you following?
Scriptures in the Bible About overcoming fear spiritually
2 Chron. 20:15-17 And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God’s.
To morrow go ye down against them: behond, they come up by the cliff of Ziz; and ye shall find them at the end of the brook before the wilderness of Jeruel.
Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; to morrow go out against them: for the LORD will be with you.”
Fear Not Bible Verses
Do not fear god is with you always is so true. Lets look at an example: A time of distress for Israel when her enemies, Ammon and Moab stood up against Israel encamped in En-gedi. He became afraid and set himself to seek the Lord, proclaiming a fast and a general convocation throughout all Judah.
Again, overcoming fear spiritually through his word.
A lesson to learn to turn to the Lord when you have adversaries coming against you or speaking against you either in the work place or any other place.
King Jehoshaphat exhorts Judah to have faith in God.
Do Not Fear God is With You Truths
What does he do next to deal with fear?
1. Fast for overcoming fear spiritually
2. Prayer against fear
3. Praise and Worship to battle a spirit of fear
What did he do next? To pray:
The prayer was:
1. He is the God of our fathers
2. He is the God of heaven
3. He rule over all the kingdoms of the heathens
4. He has all power and might
5. None is able to withstand You
6. He is our God
7. He drove the Canaanites out before Israel
8. He gave their land to the seed of Your eternal friend, Abraham
9. They have dwelled there
- They have built You a sanctuary for Your name
11. They have told us that when we are in trouble to stand before this house, in Your presence, crying to You in our affliction, You will hear and help. Through Christ, overcoming fear spiritually is possible.
12. And now, the Ammonites, Moabites, and Edomites are come to cast us out of our possession (your boss, evil people, evil family, evil workers, evil co-workers, evil friends)
13. You will not judge them
14. We have no might against such a company (3 companies – Moab, Ammon and Edomites)
15. We do not know what to do
16. Our eyes are upon You. It is getting our eyes off the situation but onto Christ with blind trust that He will see you through your situation (job, finances, children, bills, etc.)
Jehosphaphat believed the Lord and bowed his head to the ground, and all Judah fell before the Lord in worship. They worshipped his character, the promise and deliverance.
Do not fear God is with you always so you can put our trust in the Lord. He cares for us and cares about every detail for our lives. When we get our eyes off of the circumstances onto Him, it releases the Lord to move mightely. The Lord sent confusion in the camp.
Vs. 20-21 “And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe int he Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper. And when he had sonsulted with the people, he appointed Singers unto the LORD, and that should Praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army,a nd to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth forever.”
The appointment of singers to lead the army into battle must have been in divine will, for as soon as they began to sing and praise God, God sent ambushes against the Moabites, Ammonites and Edomites and they were smitten. God must have sent angels and the enemy became confused and they began to destroy each other. This is a miraculous happening that, I’m sure, will take place at the battle of Armageddon.
vs. 22 And when they begain to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Sear, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.
Jehosphaphat overcoming fear spiritually by believing and trusting in the Lord, and he move into action instead of becoming paralyzed by fear.
The Lesson of Do Not Fear God is With You Always
The Lesson in this story is trust God, get your eyes off the situation, praise God in your situation. What I mean praise, praise like the victory has already taken place with confidence and with faith.
by Traci Morin, Touch of God Ministry of Healing and Deliverance Servant and Ordained Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
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