What greater things does Christ have in store for us, put the fears and cares of this world behind you and boldly follow Him.
Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.
No matter what man’s opinion of us is, we are valuable in the sight of God, who can silence all fears.
When we quiet ourselves before God we are most receptive to His calming Spirit, who is able to deliver us from our doubts and fears.
Then he said, “Don’t be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day you began to pray for understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your request has been heard in heaven.”
Do not be afraid to speak the truth, or be put off by the words of those that would hinder you. In uncompromising service to God, speak and act boldly with assured protection from above.
“Do not be afraid, my people! You know that from ancient times until now I have predicted all that would happen, and you are my witnesses.
Criticism from man cannot compare to the judgment of the Lord, but it can harm our Christian witness and reputation. Pray God would use the contempt of men for the sake of His witness.
When it seems like you are at the end of your rope, do not allow fear to get the best of you, turn to God in faithful prayer. Let prayer be your first resort, not your last.