Contributed by David Owens on Mar 7, 2021
God has made us with the ability to experience fear as a part of His loving provision for us. When properly embraced and employed, fear can protect us from harm, motivate us to action, and cause us to reach out to God for the help we need.
A. Years ago, fear began to take hold of the people of Moline (Mo-lean), Illinois.
1. First came the stories of a wild cougar on the loose.
a. The news sent women and children into hiding, and even made brave men tremble.
2. Next came a similar story about a huge beaver, estimated to be 80