Top 10 Fears in 2017:
- Small Spaces
- Thunder / Lightning
- Open / Crowded Spaces
- Spiders Mayonnaise (Bonus)
What Are You Afraid Of?
Proverbs 28:1 - The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a Lion.
- Should I be afraid of my Past? (Romans 8:33-34)
- Should I be afraid of anything Today? (2 Timothy 1:7)
- Should I be afraid for my Future? (Psalm 118:6, Hebrews 13:6)
Acts 23:11 - The following night the Lord stood by him (Paul) and said, "Take courage..."
Acts 28:15 - On seeing them (Paul's Christian brothers), Paul thanked God and took courage.
Psalm 56:4 - In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid...
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Proverbs 28:1
What were you afraid of as a child? How did you handle it?
What do you think the are biggest fears of people who don’t know the Lord? What do you think are the biggest fears "church people" have?
Do you fear God's judgment on your sin? Why or why not? What does Romans 8:33-34 say about this?
Proverbs 28:1 - Why are the wicked fearful? Why are the righteous "bold as a lion"? What accounts for the fear / boldness?
What is your biggest fear (or temptation to fear) today?
How can the Lord help you overcome that fear?