Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.”
Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the Lord your God.
Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.
I will not fear though tens of thousands assail me on every side.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
“I issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel. “For he is the living God and he endures forever; his kingdom will not be destroyed, his dominion will never end.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.