Inspiration

God’s Answer for Your Fear

“We know the love that God has for us, and we trust that love …. because God’s perfect love drives out fear.” (1 John 4:16a, 18a NCV)

I’ve talked to thousands of people about why they don’t fully trust God. Usually it’s one of three things. People are afraid that if they give their lives fully to God, they’ll lose their freedom, they’ll lose their fun, and God will turn them into some kind of religious fanatic.

None of that sounds inviting.

The bottom line is, people are afraid. Yet God has an answer for our fear of trusting him. The Bible says, “We know the love that God has for us, and we trust that love …. because God’s perfect love drives out fear” (1 John 4:16a, 18a NCV).

God loves you. You were created as an act of God’s love. Over and over in the Bible, God makes this clear. God thought you up and created you to love you and to let you love him.

The greatest expression of God’s love is Jesus. God came to Earth in the form of a human being to show us what he is really like. He then showed us how much he loved us by dying on the cross.

The cross tells us once and for all that we can fully trust God. We can trust him with our lives because he gave his Son’s life for us.

If God is telling the truth in his Word that he loves you, you know he won’t take away your freedom or your fun or turn you into a fanatic.

God isn’t a cosmic killjoy. He’s your heavenly Father.

The more you know God, the more you trust him — and the less you’re afraid of him.

PLAY today’s audio teaching from Pastor Rick >>

Talk It Over

  • What scares you the most about fully trusting God?
  • How have you seen fear get in the way of someone else’s faith in God?
  • Why do you think understanding the love of God helps you trust him more?
...Read More.
Now Playing:

Our Mission at a Glance

To bridge the cultural gap within

Christian Music

by uniting listeners all over the world to join in the diverse listening experience we provide.

Working Together, We Can Accomplish More

God put us on Earth to do a certain work that only we can do. Ephesians says that God created us to do good works and that he planned in advance ... READ MORE
Look Up Radio |  #1 Christian Contemporary and Gospel Radio Station | [VIDEO] Do #BlackLivesMatter to Black People? 2

[VIDEO] Do #BlackLivesMatter to Black People?

Look Up Radio personality Gene Keys speaks with Philadelphia area Pastors Korey Grice of First Baptist Church of Fairview and […] READ MORE

Revealing Is the Beginning of Healing

The Bible says, “Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed” (James 5:16a NIV). So let me ask ... READ MORE
ADVERTISEMENT

Top 5 Christian Songs