How many times have you said or heard someone else say I am scared to death?
The times in which we are living could well be called the age of fear. The media makes sure we see it and read it by the messages of fear come at us from every side. Newscasts and newspapers offer a smorgasbord of fears such as the fear of new incurable diseases, the fear of economic collapse and the fear of crime and terrorist attacks. The list is just endless and it seems to be growing daily.
When we are dealing with fear, you need to realize that Satan operates and uses things found in the natural realm. His tactic is to convince you that the things you can see and hear are more real than the truth found in God's Word. When you depend on what you can see rather than on what God says, you leave yourself wide open for the devil’s deception.
There are many people alive today who think that what they are watching on television, the soap operas etc. are reality. But all they produce is fear in the hearts of those who don’t know God’s Word.
Remember, Luke 10.19 all authority in heaven and on earth has been given to you in the name of Jesus.
2 Tim 1.7 God has not given to us a spirit of fear.
I translate that like this, God has not give to those with a born again spirit the ability to be overcome by fear.
You have authority over everything that walks, crawls, creeps, flies or swims. Therefore, you have no reason to be fearful. Instead, trust in the Lord. Should the devil come against you with his lies and fears, just remind him that, Rom. 8:2 The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made [you] free from the law of sin and death.
So because you are IN CHRIST you can be fearless, because there is no fear in love and He is love and He is inside you. So fear can no longer hold you in bondage. You are free!