Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
We have nothing to fear but fear itself.
Sunday, March 17, 2002
Many different objects used for money - barter, slaves, gunpowder, oxen, elephants, cattle, stones, wool, barley, wheat, even timber.
Resistance is futile.
Grace Bible Church Pastor/Teacher - Robert R. McLaughlin Sunday, March 17, 2002 Click on any slide to view outline
Turn to GEN 17:1-3
His fear or reverence toward God allowed God to finally release the blessings that Abraham desired.
1JO 2:15 Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love for the Father is not in him.
LUK 16:15 For that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.
This was the attitude that He had toward the Living word, The Lord Jesus Christ, who was about to speak the spoken word which became the written word, the word of God.
GEN 28:17 And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.”
Moses' attitude - EXO 3:5-6 - the place on which he was standing was holy ground so he hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God.
Joshuas attitude - JOS 5:14 - Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and bowed down, and said to him, “What has my lord to say to his servant?”
Davids attitude - PSA 84:1 How lovely are Thy dwelling places, O Lord of hosts!
1TI 3:15 I write so that you may know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
PSA 84:10 For a day in Thy courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God, Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
You are willing to take any form of servanthood in the church of God because you know it is a precious place and a privilege to serve.
Turn to LUK 12:4
2TI 4:2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
HEB 10:25 “Do not forsake assembling yourselves together”
HEB 13:17 Keep obeying those pastors who themselves are ruling over you, and submit to their authority,
1CO 16:2 On the first day of every week let each one of you put aside something from what you have earned during the week, and use it for the offering. 1CO 11:24-25 “Keep on doing this in remembrance of Me.”
1PE 4:10 As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
2TI 1:7 For God has not given us a lifestyle of, but of power and love and discipline.
When a believer begins to surrender to any aspect of fear in his or her life, that fear begins to escalate and gains control over the believer.
Satan requires fear to have control over the human race.
Turn to ROM 8:15
JOH 3:3 “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
JOH 8:32 “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”
MAT 10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body, but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
PSA 56:3-4 When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You. In God, whose word I praise, In God I have put my trust; I shall not be afraid. What can mere man do to me?
1JO 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
One does not fear death because of a lie and propaganda from Satan that they will have many brown-eyed virgins waiting from them after they die.
Muslims or Islam.
The other does not fear death because of the truth God has provided through Jesus Christ and the victory over death.
Turn to Gen 3
Turn to 1CO 15:55
Turn to Heb 2
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