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Nothing to Fear?Joshua 1:9Psalm 27 I came across a little story. At the end, a girl asked Jesus what hewas afraid of. He replied: "Losing you." There was a comment on it howSince Jesus was perfect, he wouldn't fear anything. Right there, I'dhave to disagree. (Oh, and sorry if I embarrassed the two who wrote them...) While praying in the garden, Jesus was sweating blood. (Luke 22:44) Literally or figuratively I don't think this can be interpreted toomany ways. I would say he was downright scared. "Oh, I'm just going todie a horrible painful death then be utterly alone for the first timein my very existence no worries though!" Seriously. Obviously fear and faith aren't incompatible. After looking at many uses of the word "fear" in the bible, I noticedthat it is mainly used as an emotion. God gave us emotions. Even fear. When the curse fell on creation fe
Mothers of IsraelOh barren women of the earth,Sarah, you will be the mother of Israel.Your womb will be openedBlessed Isaac is growing in you at this ol' age.Your life will shine upon the world,For God is building a Nation through you.Oh barren women of Israel,No longer will you be barren.Oh barren woman of Israel,No longer will you be barren.Oh splendorous Rebecca how the sun shines upon you,Your womb will no longer be closed.Among the blessed you shall be,For by your guidance Jacob is grasping his reign.Oh barren women of IsraelNo longer will you be barren,Oh barren women of Israel.No longer will you be barrenRachel how you shall multiplyThat by your breast a Nation feeds,For Joseph will rise up among foreigners,Through your teaching and knowledge he'll blossom,Oh barren women of Israel,No longer will they call you barren,You mothers of Israel!You mothers of Israel!