I admit, I have done (some) of these things, and yes that I have been afraid, very afraid.
That pretty much changed in me though, when I had a slap in the face from my Granny. No, she didn't actually slap me. But in talking with her one day a couple of years ago, I noticed a few things.
See video below. I got her on my iphone last week talking about this subject. Ignore the shrieky voice that is me (doesn't everyone hate the sound of their own recorded voice?) plus my obnoxious mom-snap
.....and just listen to her wise and amazing words.
How, you might ask, does she have this much faith?..... see below .....
So then FAITH comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. ~Romans 10:17Everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. ~1 John 5:4
They asked Him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?" Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent." ~John 6:28-29
FAITH ISN'T FAITH UNTIL IT'S ALL YOU ARE HOLDING ON TO.