Can’t do what I ought to do, go were I should go, be who I should be all because of the devious four-lettered word
Fear is a spirit, a spirit of torment, preventing us from achieving our purpose.
Timothy had a gift, but as a young boy in a church of much older people, Timothy probably felt shy and a little scared of what others might think or say about him.
Paul encouraged him in 1 Timothy 1:7
God is Love. He is the Spirit of Love.
There is no fear in Love; but Perfect love drives away fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears had not been made perfect in love.
1 John 4:18
Filled with the Spirit of Love~ also the Spirit of God, there will be no room for that creepy spirit, Fear!
As God’s children, we can boldly come before His presence full of Love and not fear.
For you did not receive the spirit of bondage to fear, but you received the Spirit of Adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father”
Growing in the spirit of Love and dying to fear