“For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love and a sound mind.”2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)

Paint yourself a picture: What is the one thing you would do if you had no fear? Would you run a marathon? Would you tell that someone “I love you”? Would you double your bet and take your chances? If you had the chance to overcome every fear that is holding you back, would you take it without hesitation?

The spirit of fear cannot be avoided, but it can be overcome. The answer lies in the scripture above. Paul says that God has not given us the “spirit of fear.” The way to overcome the spirit of fear is to cultivate perfect love and a sound mind. Log in to read the full article