Adventist Essay

1006 Words Apr 23rd, 2016 5 Pages
Kim, Hyunsu
Christian Beliefs MW 7:00-8:30
Courage
Jesus spoke God’s words to the people throughout his ministry. When faced with the devil's lies and temptations, he countered with the truth of God's Word. The spoken Word of God is like a living, powerful sword in our mouths (Hebrews 4:12), and if Jesus depended upon it to face challenges in life, so can we, and it will give us courage. If you need encouragement from God's Word to overcome your fears, take strength from these fear-busting Scriptures about courage.
Courage is a quality of mind or spirit that enables us to meet danger, opposition, or the challenges of life with fearlessness, calmness, and firmness. Someone who has courage may still feel afraid but--through the power of
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And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep. And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, Save us, Lord; we are perishing!' He said to them, 'Why are you afraid, you men of little faith?' Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it became perfectly calm. The men were amazed, and said, 'What kind of a man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him'" (Matt. 8:23-27)?Observe the difference between Jesus and the disciples. Jesus was not afraid, but the disciples were so afraid, they thought they were perishing.Why were the disciples afraid? They had little faith.On another occasion, the disciples were in a boat during a storm and Jesus passed by them while walking on the water. The disciples were afraid and Jesus commanded them to take courage.
"When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, 'It is a ghost!' And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, 'Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid'" (Matt. 14:26-27).Then, Peter walked on the water with Jesus. Everything was fine until he was frightened by the wind, then he began to sink."Peter said to Him, 'Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.' And He said, 'Come!' And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came

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