Isaiah 41:10 "Fear thou not..."
All through the Bible, there is time and time again this friendly and helpful
admonition, "Fear thou not..." This is because life is full of fears of various
kinds. Everyone is made up differently, but most people have things that they
fear. Sometimes, when we are younger, we fear things that later do not make
us afraid. Then, as we grow older, we have fears that we didn't have when we
were young. Then there is situational fear. Things at that moment and time
bring fear that later or before wouldn't have. I think the truth is...we all have
fears, and many times Satan uses these to hinder us and dismay us. But this
verse also says, "I am with thee.." It is amazing, but some of our fears are
relieved when we have someone with us. God says "I'm here!" and things are
better already. Just as our presence brings comfort to a fearful child, even so
the Presence of God brings us comfort in our fearful times.
- Rollin Mitchell