Fear is a fundamental element of the human condition. Too often, our fears paralyze us, or leave us vulnerable to the manipulation of others. What happens, though, if we view our fears as instruments in our Creator’s hands? Could He possibly make something beautiful out of them?
Exodus 1:1-6:1; Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23; Luke 12:4-5; Philippians 2:12-13; 1 John 4:17-24
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Music: “Brandywine Quickstep,” The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, Celebrating 50 Years 1960-2010, Naxos Classical 2011.
Picture: At Guilford Courthouse on 15 March 1781, Nathaniel Greene ordered his militia to fire a few volleys and then retreat behind the regular Continental troops, repeating the tactic that brought success to Daniel Morgan’s command at Cowpens two months earlier. (Soldiers of the American Revolution poster series, U.S. Army Center of Military History.)