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OVERCOMING FEAR

Overcoming Fear

You know what they say about FEAR as an acronym right? “False Evidence Appearing Real”. That sounds good when you’re safe on the shore but when you’re out in the deep with no boat and you can’t swim, it’s a different story. The evidence becomes real. Just ask Peter.

One glimpse of his circumstances gave him a dose of reality that that contradicted his faith. And even in the presence of Jesus, he began to sink.

How are you handling this pandemic? Do you feel like you are sinking? Where do your thoughts wander? What is your response? Are you worried about you and your loved ones becoming infected by Coronavirus? Don’t be quick to say no just to show that you are child of faith standing on the Word of God. Peter was like that. In Matthew 14:28 Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. Peter had a lot of talk. And notice that at first, when Jesus said “come”, Peter stepped out of the boat and started walking on the water until… until he looked at the storm inst