Fear is mentioned six hundred times in the Bible. It takes five Hebrew words to construct the word ‘fear’ in English. Fear simply put is ‘Rejection of faith in God.’ Psychiatrists describe the spirit of fear as Phobias. So far, they have identified seventy-five different phobias that produce abnormal, irrational and mind-crippling fear. The spirit of fear will break your sound mind; it will destroy your defenses and bring terror to your deathbed.
Where was the spirit of fear born? In the Garden of Eden! Man (
thinking worrying about the consequence of his disobedience. Every sin has a consequence. When
God’s command was simple, “do not” eat from this tree. Some yet argue that
What is that one secret sin that is making you hid from the presence of Almighty God? You know hiding our sin does not make it go away we have to face it someday. Whatever is making you stay in darkness, bring it to the confessional, ask God to forgive you, He will. Stop walking in the shadow of death, let
“Lord God, help me to turn away from sin today so that I can draw closer to you. Take control of my life, I surrender Lord.”
Note: For those who think that the ‘forbidden fruit’ is an ‘apple’ it is not so. Our English Bibles were translated from the Latin ones, the word for ‘forbidden’ ‘evil’ and ‘apple’ is ‘malum’ that’s how some people think it is an apple.