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  • No Fear  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    NO FEAR Brian Simo is a race car driver, and most of you have probably never heard of him. However there is one thing about him with which you are probably familiar. In 1985 he created the "No Fear" clothing line and found an idea that appealed to many Americans. We have a lot of respect for more

  • Courage Is Resistance To Fear, Mastery Of Fear ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear more

  • Needless Fear  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    [Needless Fear] The early American Indians had a unique practice of training young braves. On the night of a boy’s thirteenth birthday, after learning hunting, scouting, and fishing skills, he was put to one final test. He was placed in a dense forest to spend the entire night alone. Until more

  • Luther On Fear  PRO

    Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Apr 28, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Luther on Fear Martin Luther made this interesting observation in his Table Talk. God and the devil take opposite tactics in regard to fear. The Lord first allows us to become afraid, that he might relieve our fears and comfort us. The devil, on the other hand, first makes us feel secure in our more

  • Fear Of God

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Chuck Colson is quoted saying in regard to justice, “Without ultimate justice, people’s sense of moral obligation dissolves; social bonds are broken. People who have no fear of God soon more

  • Fear Of Risk

    Contributed by Brooks Sayer on Oct 14, 2008

    Fear of Risk Henry Fairlie of the Washington Post, writing in the Tulsa World, states that the "fear of risk is killing the American Spirit." He points out our over-reaction to Three Mile Island and the engine on one DC-10. He asked, "Was the Mayflower seaworthy?" He contends that a group of more

  • No More Fear Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009

    NO MORE FEAR OF FALLING At the time it was completed in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. During the first phase of the project, 23 men fell to their death. There were very few safety devices, and things seemed to be going from bad to worse. So when more

  • Luther On Fear  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    LUTHER ON FEAR Martin Luther made this interesting observation in his Table Talk: "God and the devil take opposite tactics in regard to fear. The Lord first allows us to become afraid, that he might relieve our fears and comfort us. The devil, on the other hand, first makes us feel secure in more

  • Suffocating Fear

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009

    SUFFOCATING FEAR During his years as premier of the Soviet Union, Nikita Kruschev denounced many of the policies and atrocities of Joseph Stalin. In the midst of his speech a heckler shouted "You were one of his colleagues why didn’t you stop him?" Kruschev screamed, "Who said that?" There more

  • Fear Of Flying

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 27, 2010

    FEAR OF FLYING Some people are sacred to death of flying. To think of getting on airplane and taking off at 150 MPH, climb to an altitude of 30,000 feet and go 400 or so MPH, is a bit much. Reminds me of the story told years ago about a flight of a four-engine jet plane. It was a lengthy more

  • Fear Of Bugs

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 26, 2011

    FEAR OF BUGS I hear the word camping and run for cover. Through the daily writings most of you know that a number of weird things happen to me. How much more in the open woods. Of all the times I camped OUTSIDE I have never had a good experience. If there are 1,000 people in a field and 1 more

  • Fear Of Flying?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2012

    FEAR OF FLYING? A man is sitting in the coach section of a flight from New York to Chicago, biting his fingernails and sweating profusely. Noticing his disturbed expression, a flight attendant walks over and says, "Sir, can I get you something from the bar to calm you down?" The man gives a more

  • Fear Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jul 2, 2012

    FEAR OF THE RESURRECTION In a cemetery in Hanover, Germany, is a grave on which were placed huge slabs of granite and marble cemented together and fastened with heavy steel clasps. It belongs to a woman who did not believe in the resurrection of the dead. Yet strangely, she directed in her will more

  • Lifting The Fear

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Jan 14, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    LIFTING THE FEAR A story is told of a child who had to walk each evening past a dark, spooky house. Some adults sought to give him courage. One handed him a good luck charm to ward off the ghosts. Another had a light put on the dreaded corner. Still another said earnestly, "It is sinful to be more

  • Fear Of Aging

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014

    “Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.” - Jennifer Yane As you grow older, what’s inside you doesn’t change but your body changes, and it’s confusing to look in the mirror. If you live your life as though you are a perpetual image contestant, your age is more

  • Fear Torments

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Aug 28, 2017

    A man has been visiting a therapist because he has had a fear of monsters living under his bed. The man has been seeing this doctor for months. Every time he would come in the doctor would ask “have you made any progress?”. Every time the man would say “no”. The man decided to go and see another more

  • Fear Restrains

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Aug 28, 2017

    Janez Rus lived in Germany during the days of the Nazi ruler Adolf Hitler. During that time he was a young shoemaker, looking to make his name prominent. Because of the power of the German government, he participated in public supports of the Nazi regime in hopes of gaining recognition. But after more

  • Fear Of Witnessing

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 31, 2011

    FEAR OF WITNESSING Leighton Ford, Good News is for Sharing, 1977, David C. Cook Publishing Co., Page 15: In preparing for this book, I have talked to a lot of people, and the fear issue comes up front again and again. What makes people hesitate to share their faith? Here are some of the more

  • Fear Of...

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Dec 7, 2011

    FEAR OF... In Boca Raton Florida, Jerry Stevens, a pilot decided to gree the New Year by writing, "God is Great" and similar messages in the sky above the city. When they saw the skywriting, many residents panicked and called police. They believed it was a terrorists' more

  • Zorthian's Fear

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Jan 26, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    ZORTHIAN'S FEAR A mural artist named J.H. Zorthian read about a tiny boy who had been killed in traffic. His stomach churned as he thought of that ever happening to one of his three children. His worry became an inescapable anxiety. The more he imagined such a tragedy, the more fearful he more