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We live in a world of fear. And honestly there is a truck load of stuff of which to be fearful. But here is the thing. As children of God, we have been called as HIS kids to not be afraid.  In fact Joshua 1:9 says: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

Did you see that?  Have I not COMMANDED YOU?  I have read this verse a few times, and it’s amazing how recently it has galvanized in my own life.

We don’t need to fear stuff.  Why?  Because God is WITH US wherever we go. I want that to sink in for just a second.  WITH. US.

That means we’re not alone. That means He’s right beside you cheering you on, guiding you, interceding for you.

HE’S WITH US! That should really push us to the next level. That should give us the confidence we need to be “strong and courageous” to walk through the doors we need to, knowing that Jesus, Himself, is with us, and we’re not alone!

So wherever you are today, stop for just a few moments and press in to the person of Jesus Christ. Ask him to give you the guidance you need to not fear the places you need to go, the conversations you need to have, the people you need to engage, and the choices you need to make!  DON’T BE AFRAID!  He’s with YOU!

Go get ’em!!!