7 Truths for Overcoming Fear of the End Times (Part 1)
Do the words: anti-Christ, mark of the beast, bowls of wrath, wars, famines… stir up fearful emotions in you? If so, you are not alone. Wrong beliefs and illiteracy on these subjects can produce anxiety and confusion about the future. When this happens, our tendency is to avoid the subject entirely.
From Genesis to Revelation there are 150 chapters where the primary focus is on the events surrounding end times’ prophecy. God purposely gave us an ample amount of information about the last days so that we would be both assured of His ultimate victory (John 16:33) and of His commitment in helping us be overcomers (Rev 12:11).
These 7 truths will help you stand with inner peace concerning the coming days of difficulty.
1) Repent for Lack of Trust
The root of fear is usually connected to our lack of trust in God. When we recognize this in our lives, we must repent, choose to believe and ask God to increase our faith (Luke 17:5). He is a good, trustworthy Father who loves to look after us. He will do the impossible with our mustard seed of faith.
2) You Are Chosen
God chose you and loved you first (John 15:16; 1 John 4:18-19)! By faith we receive His free gift of grace and mercy (Eph 2:4-9). No amount of human work or striving can save us. When God chooses you and seals you with His Spirit, there is nothing that can separate you from Him (Rom 8:35-39). You are secure in His embrace. HIS GRACE ALONE empowers us to overcome Satan, our flesh, the world and the difficulties of the end times.
3) Yeshua’s Leadership is Perfect
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