"For our Heavenly Father hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of pwer, and of love, and of a sound mind."
Picture this: Paul, locked up and facing his end, pens a letter to his buddy Timothy. Paul, who knows a thing or two about persecution, wants to remind Timothy that the Holy Spirit is locked and loaded inside him, ready to battle fear. And let's be real, in this crazy world, fear is always lurking around the corner, trying to make us do things we wouldn't normally do. But Paul says, "Hold up! God has already hooked us up with power, love, and self-control!" So, let's ditch the fear and lean into God's Spirit that's always got our back.
Here's the thing: God didn't give us these mad skills just to sit on the sidelines and twiddle our thumbs. He gave us these gifts to charge ahead and make a difference in His Kingdom here on earth. God's got some pretty big plans, so it only makes sense that He would give us the tools to make it happen. So, embrace your gifts, and boldly live and speak for the Lord. After all, He's got your back, and He freely gives His miraculous power whenever we need it.
Pray. Take a minute to let this scripture verse sink in. What does it mean to you? Think on the positive thoughts & emotions that come to your mind.
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