A while back, I was talking with a young lady who said she was going to quit being on a worship team because she was so frustrated with how the other members treated her. Too often people give up what they really want to do because of discouragement or fear. It’s something we all face. I remember the first time I was asked to speak in church. I wanted to do it, but I was so afraid!

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If you’re really quiet you can almost hear it: the heartbeats of those around you. People are scared. We try to distract ourselves so we get more information, thinking it will help diminish fears. But instead, fears grow. So what do we do when we are surrounded by fear? Here are 6 ways to demonstrate faith in the midst of widespread fear:

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We must look to God to meet all of our needs. We have to change our stinking thinking and know that God is able. Scripture References: Mark 12:29-31, Philippians 4:6-7, Genesis 15:1-6, Isaiah 59:1, Jeremiah 2:5, Isaiah 49:16, Romans 12:2, 1 Peter 5:7, Matthew 6:25; 32-34

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We can’t be self-conscious. We cannot allow the Enemy to play on our weakness. We have to remain God-conscious. Scripture References: 2 Timothy 1:7, Revelation 21:8, 1 John 4:18, Galatians 5:22-23, Psalm 34:11, 13-14, Proverbs 1:7; 9:10, Psalm 111:10, Isaiah 33:5-6, Leviticus 10:3, John 1:10-11, Isaiah 5-6, John 16:33

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Hearing the WORD, Speaking the WORD, and Doing the WORD will give you the power to overcome discouragement. Scripture References: Nehemiah 4:1-14, 16, 20, Numbers 11:14-17, Joshua 7:8-9, 1 Kings 19:4, 7-8, Job 3:3, 42:10, Jonah 4:10-11, Isaiah 40:31, Romans 10:17, Mark 11:23, James 2:18-20

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If you get caught in the pit of rejection, let forgiveness pull you up out. Scripture References: 1 John 4:19, Ezekiel 18:1-4, Proverbs 23:7, Psalm 34:19, 1 Peter 3:14, Ephesians 4:26, Deuteronomy 20:26-27, Luke 21:19, Hebrews 11:1, 2 Timothy 1:7, Isaiah 53:3, Galatians 3:13-14, Philippians 4:6, Matthew 6:14-15, 2 Corinthians 10:4-5, Ephesians 4:22, 1 John…

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