Fear Not! God Will Help You
Scripture: Isa. 41:8-16
2 Cor. 9:6-8; 9:10-11
1. What is God saying to you today?
Fear Not! (vv.10, 13-14)
- not a suggestion, but a direct command
God wants His people to be full of faith and not full of fear
Satan wants us to live in Fear, but God wants us to live by Faith.
Fear is real.
If Satan can get you to be fearful, he will cripple your faith and trust in God.
4 Types of Fear
- Godly Fear - prevents us from sinning against God
- Real Fear - prepares us to face reality in life
- Healthy Fear - helps us discern what is safe and dangerous
- Unhealthy Fear - prevents us from achieving our God-given goals and living our blessed life in Him
2 Tim 1:7
Fear will cause us to lose focus on who God is and what He can do.
Faith will propel us to look to God and trust Him for our breakthroughs and miracles.
2. Why should you not fear?
God will help you (vv.10, 13-14)
3. Why should God help you?
You are His servant and chosen one (vv.8-9)
You are special and precious to Him.
You are a Warrior, not a worrier.
4. How will God help you?
He will reduce your enemies to nothing. (vv.11-12)
He will make. you stronger than your enemies (vv.15-16)
5. What should you do now?
Believe His Word.
Trust Him for your breakthrough and miracles.
Tell the Lord, “Today, I will...”
Fear Not because You will be with me and help me (vv.8-10, 13-14)
Faint Not because You will strengthen me (vv.10, 13)
Falter Not because You will uphold me (vv.10, 13)
Fuss Not because You will destroy my enemies (vv.11-12)
Fail Not because You will make me stronger than my enemies (vv.15-16)
Forget Not because You will be remembered and glorified in my life (v.16b)
Therefore, I Love You. I Trust You. I Praise You.