- An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. “He is prey to irrational fears” Similar:terror,fright,fearfulness,horror,alarm,panic,agitation,trepidation,dread,consternation dismay,distress,anxiety,worry,angst,unease,uneasiness,apprehension,apprehensiveness,nervousness,nerves,timidity,disquiet,disquietude,discomposure,unrest,perturbation,foreboding,misgiving,doubt,suspicion,the creeps,the willies,the heebie-jeebies,the shakes,the collywobbles,jitteriness,twitchiness,butterflies (in the stomach),funk,blue funk,the (screaming) abdabs,the Joe Blakes,worriment,inquietude,phobia,aversion,antipathy,bugbear,bogey,nightmare,neurosis,complex,mania,abnormal fear,irrational fear,obsessive fear,bête noire,hang-up Opposite:calmness,confidence
- be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening. “Farmers fear that they will lose business” Similar: be afraid of, be fearful of
When you take a look at Who God is, and realize how powerful and how amazing He is, you realize that there really isn’t anything the enemy can do to bring you down.
God is the source of your salvation and your eternal security. who or what can defeat that? Absolutely no one and nothing can! God is The ultimate Light of your life; no form of darkness can prevail in the presence of God. Take courage as you dwell on these facts. God is always with you.
And we pray:
Dear God, when I reflect on Your power and on Your MIGHTIEST, confidence rises within me. Challenges and stressful situations may try to bring me down but I take courage as I dwell on the fact that since You are for me, nothing can ever stand against me and prevail. Thank You for this boldness, Lord. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.