I AM SECURE I AM FREE I AM HIS TEMPLE I AM ANOINTED I AM A CITIZEN OF HEAVEN Slide 2 I AM NOT AFRAID II Timothy 1:6,7 Slide 3 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands. 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. (KJV) Slide 4 Fear Facts Satan is a master at using our fears A.He uses the possibilities of the future. B. He uses the potential of failure. C. He uses the certainty of criticism. Slide 5 Fear Results In a lack of enthusiasm Unfocused thoughts Non-interaction with others Not getting anything done Eventually, ungodly behavior Health problems Premature death Lack of intimacy with God Slide 6 Facing Fear You are not alone. (I Samuel 17) A. Face your fear. Verse 32 B. Remember Gods help in the past verses 34,35 C. Dont fight fear with the worlds weapons. Verses 38-40 D. Rise and go forward. verse 52 Slide 7 Fear Tools The Power Tool Philippians 4:13 Gods Power John 1:12 Father Power Acts 1:8 Holy Spirit Power Romans 15:13 Overflowing Power II Corinthians 12:9 Power in Weakness Slide 8 Fear Tools The Self-Discipline Tool The Discipline of Honesty 2 Corinthians 10:5. The Discipline of The Word Hebrews 4:12,Jeremiah 23:29. The Discipline of Community Hebrews 10:23-25 Slide 9 Fear Tools The Love Tool I John 4:18 The antidote to fear Romans 8:28 The remedy for fear John 13:35 The viewpoint over fear Hosea 14:4 To freely love Slide 10 Fear Tools The Sound Mind Tool Most of our fears are the result of wrong thinking. Romans 12:2 Worldly thinking Luke 12:28 Foolish thinking II Corinthians 5:8 Short-sighted thinking Slide 11 Conclusion Conquering fear is not a matter of self determination, it is a matter of dependence on God, whom we can trust and love. It is a matter of belief and application of His words, His promises, His power, His love and His provision for a sound mind.