Freedom from Fear

1 John 4:18 ~ “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear.
 
Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:7-21
 
Never be afraid of anything. There are two things in the world: one is fear and the other is faith. One belongs to the devil, the other to God. If you believe in God, there is no fear. Fear always brings bondage. There is a place of perfect love for Christ in which you are always casting out all fear and you are living in the place of freedom (See 1 John 4:18). Be sure that you never allow anything to make you afraid. God is for you; who can be against you? (Romans 8:31)
 
Be careful when anybody come to you with a sugar-coated pill or a slimy tongue. The Spirit of the Lord always deals with the truth. Give the devil the biggest chase of his life by saying these words: “If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.” (1 John 1:7)
 
Look to the coming of the Lord. Be at peace; live in peace; forgive and learn how to forgive. NEver bear malice; don’t hold any grudge against anybody. Forgive everybody. It does not matter whether they forgive you or not, you must forgive them. Live in forgiveness; live in repentance; live wholeheartedly. Set your house in order, for God’s Son is coming to take what is in the house.
 
Thought for this week: The cause of all deterioration is refusal of the Holy Spirit.