If we are ever going to do anything for God, anything great, we will have to determine in our heart that nothing will stop us. We will have to take chances and have courage. We will face situations that may be very intimidating – and there will be no need to pray for the fear to go away – instead pray that God will give you boldness and you tell the fear to go away. Instead pray that God will strengthen you to the difficulty.DSC06474

The spirit of fear will always try to keep us from moving forward. But we have power over fear – we can overcome it. Just remember, courage is not the absence of fear, is it pressing forward while the feeling of fear is present. And that, my friend, is how we overcome.