Summary: (What did the smartest man who ever lived have to say about it)
Living Wise In A Stupid World Lesson #9
THINGS TO BE AFRAID OF AND THINGS NOT TO BE AFRAID OF
(What did the smartest man who ever lived have to say about it)
Text: Proverbs 3:19-26
Things to F.E.A.R:
F. alling. “Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.” 1 Corinthians 10:12.
E.nemy. “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:” 1 Peter 5:8.
A.ccepting the lies of the world. “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world…”1 John 2:15.
R.eligion. “Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.” Matthew 23:28.
Things not to fear or G.U.A.R.D. against:
G.ods call. “For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.” Romans 11:29.
U.nfair treatment. “Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.” Romans 12:19.
A.cts of service. “Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” 1 John 3:16.
R.elationships. “A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24.
D.eath. “And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” Matthew 10:28.