So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
The Bible provides us with four unique frameworks for fighting fear and overcoming anxiety.
In anxiety, as in all of life, the Bible recognizes the complex interplay between the body and soul (Genesis 2:7).
Soothing our soul in our Savior does not imply the elimination of emotions, but learning how to respond to our emotions in Christ’s power, for Christ’s glory, and for the good of others.
A Word from Bob: Welcome to Part 7 of my blog mini-series on The Gospel Where You Live: God’s Prescription for Victory In Anxiety. I’m taking these thoughts from my booklet, Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure. You can read: Part 1 at God’s Prescription for Victory In Anxiety Part 2 at Anxiety: Stuck Vigilance Part 3
Paul’s biblical counsel for victory in anxiety involves standing firm in community—with brothers and sisters in Christ, with dear spiritual friends.