Do not fear what they fear, and do not dread it. The Lord Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy, he is the one to fear, he is the one you are to dread, and he will be a sanctuary. ISAIAH 8:12-14 (NIV) I had been programmed for so many years not to admit fear, but rather to be strong and confident, a conqueror. So when fear and doubt hit, it was like a tidal wave engulfing me. What especially bothered me was the fear of death.SEE DETAILS
My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath Shelishiyah. They go up the way to Luhith, weeping as they go; on the road to Horonaim they lament their destruction. ISAIAH 15:1-5 (NIV) The ancients seem a lot better than we are at expressing deep emotion. We often bottle it up; they raised their voices in loud laments. “My heart cries out over Moab,” Isaiah wailed. We might follow their example. I used to deny my feelings of sadness until my doctorSEE DETAILS
Then I thought in my heart, “The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?” I said in my heart, “This, too, is meaningless.” For the wise man, like the fool, will not be long remembered; in days to come both will be forgotten. Like the fool, the wise man too must die! ECCLESIASTES 2:15-16 (NIV) Solomon was right when he declared, “Like the fool, the wise man too must die!” But that’s where the similarities end, for life for the righteousSEE DETAILS
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