“The Fear of Man”
Psalm 118:8 It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in man.
Psalm 34:4 I sought the Lord, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
Prov 29:25 The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted.
John 12:42 Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue; for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.
WHEN WE LET FEAR LEAD US WE ARE GOING TO END UP IN A BAD PLACE.
NLT Prov 29:25 Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the Lord means safety.
TEV It is dangerous to be concerned with what others think of you
MSG The fear of human opinion disables; trusting in God protects you from that.
TPT Fear and intimidation is a trap that holds you back. But when you place your confidence in the Lord, you will be seated in the high place.
Gal 2:11 But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. For prior to the coming of certain men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and hold himself aloof, fearing the party of the circumcision.
WHEN WE MAKE DECISIONS OUT OF FEAR WE HAVE NO IDEA OF THE RIPPLE AFFECT.
Acts 4:23 When they had been released, they went to their own companions (Company) and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
ANYTIME YOU ARE IN TROUBLE YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND HELP IN YOUR OWN COMPANY.
THE WRONG COMPANY WILL PUT YOU ON A DIFFERENT PATH.
SEEKING THE LORD MEANS BEING AROUND THE RIGHT PEOPLE.
SEEKING THE LORD MEANS – IT’S GONNA COST YOU SOME PRAYER TIME.
THE ONLY WAY TO GET WHAT YOU NEED IS TO SEEK GOD AND NOT PEOPLE
Romans 12:2 do not be conformed…