Posts with the tag “fear”

Freedom in Surrender
August 22nd, 2022
We live in an age where hope is scarce and fear is our dominant posture. I want us to get our hopes up again. What would it look like if we partnered with God and took 1 Peter 1:3-8 seriously, that Je...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Falling at His Feet
March 23rd, 2021
Fear. It’s a weird part of the human experience. Throughout the Bible, God says not to be afraid. God also says that we are to fear Him. This seems almost contradictory, doesn’t it? In Exodus 20, afte...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Promises are Louder than Fear
February 17th, 2021
I can tell you where I was the moment I found out the capitol was being attacked by terrorists. January 6th, I was sitting in my dining room talking with one of my roommates while she was making lunch...  Read More
by Devon Radford
He is Knocking
August 17th, 2020
Fear has gripped the lives of many. It destroys, it quenches, it blames, it persecutes. It causes panic that is unholy. It casts dreams, cares, desires, and holy hopes to the grave. The dead remain th...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Identify as the One Jesus Loves
April 2nd, 2020
“Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. The...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Beyond What Our Eyes Can See
March 18th, 2020
“Help me let you go; Help me give up control of the God I’ve made you when my fear has contained you*” Fear is a tricky thing. It can consume you. Shake you. It can keep you from good things and send ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Do I Really Get to Live Without Fear?
February 24th, 2020
"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity but of power, love, and self-discipline." - 2 Timothy 1:7 As a person living in the Spirit, do I really get to live without fear? Well, yes and ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
His Banner Over Me is Love
October 25th, 2019
We all have a past, a history with God. At one point, you received salvation and entered into relationship with God. Growing up in church, I didn’t think I had a story. I had known about God since I c...  Read More
by Devon Radford
To Be Exposed
May 2nd, 2019
Nakedness is not a bad thing. We come into the world unveiled before Him, humanity's exposure to the Earth in it's very first breaths took place in exposure, and all of God's creation thrives unashame...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Partnering with Love
April 11th, 2019
“Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your life. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring yo...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Bravery in the Midst of Unknown Callings
February 4th, 2019
“Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You've taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway” – Laurell K. Hamilton  What constitutes bravery to you? Is it showing fe...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Overcoming Fear in Trust
September 20th, 2018
Our society, particularly younger generations, is centered around an underlying culture of fear. In fact, fear is such a fundamental piece of our society, that we have become numb to its presence. Hav...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 39
July 4th, 2018
“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is.” (Psalm 39:4)You won’t live forever. Whether we’re aware of it on a daily basis or not, our lives will com...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 42
May 30th, 2018
In our walks with Jesus, there are times when it’s easy to feel His presence. During these seasons, there’s a greater sense of closeness. Maybe it even seems like He’s hearing and answering prayers on...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Exodus 1-2
October 24th, 2017
One thing that is consistent throughout the breadth of scriptures, both Old and New Testament, is that the people of God will often find themselves at odds with the culture and society around them. In...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Seeing Spots
February 5th, 2017
A Challenge To Perfectionism (and Another Reason to Get Excited about the Super Bowl) The Falcons are playing in the Super Bowl. How cool is that to read? If you’re not a longtime fan or a wanna-be AT...  Read More
by Devon Radford
God's Unconditional Love
September 6th, 2016
Romans 5:8- "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."In the first “Love” Foundation we talked about God’s love as being unconditional. This l...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Take Risks
August 22nd, 2016
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think about taking risks? My first thought is...well, risks are scary. I'm really good at running as fast as I can in the opposite direction when I a...  Read More
by Devon Radford