Apr 24, 2019 | Podcast

004: Doing It Afraid

Does fear ever stop you from doing what God has placed on your heart?

Sometimes, we think that God’s will should always be easy, that it should be a glorious upward path filled with victory. But God’s will is rarely convenient or easy. And in my experience, it’s sometimes scary.

I’ve had to push through fear in order to obey God over and over in my life and you will too. Oh, but it is so worth it, my friend.

In this episode, I share three common fears we all face when trying something new, and four ways we can step through that fear and into God’s will for our lives. All things are possible with Him, but that doesn’t mean they are easy. That’s why we’ve got to be willing to do it afraid.

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We’ll be discussing…

  • Make sure it’s God’s idea and not your own.
  • Don’t let the fear of perfection keep you from doing what God has asked you to do.
  • Some fear is natural – but don’t let it paralyze you. Give it to God.
  • Do what God asks and leave the results to Him.
  • Our job is obedience – and sometimes that requires “doing it afraid.”
  • It’s when we go beyond our comfort zone that we discover God’s strength.
  • Fear is not a good reason not to use your gifts and talents for Jesus.
Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It is acting in spite of it. - Mark Twain Click To Tweet

TLR 004 - "For God has not given us a spirit of fear" 2 Timothy 1:7

Additional Resources

How to Discover God’s Will

Choosing Faith Over Fear

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