Differences Between Fear And Fear

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“Fear and Faith both have something in common. They both ask us to believe in something that we cannot see.” - Joel Olsteen. It is strange how two concepts so different can have so much in common. Faith is simply a trust in something that you cannot see, while fear is an emotion caused by doubt or anxiety. As you can see, they are unable to coexist. Worry, anxiety and fear, can paralyze us, and even control what we do and how we see the world. Once we put our faith in God, we will no longer have fear. It says in Proverbs 29: 25 “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” If we put our trust in God and are his faithful servants, then we cannot fear. All we have to do is put our faith in the Lord, and …show more content…
Specifically, their ability to grow and that you cannot see either of them. Even though it is true that fear can be caused by something you cannot see, such as a movie or image, the fear comes from someone’s heart. Unfortunately, even someone who is deep in their faith can have fear or doubt in their heart, and that comes from Satan. True, fear can be triggered by something visible,but the fear starts from the heart. On the other hand, faith is based off of belief in something you cannot see, you just know it is there. The facts are all right in front of us, so we know the truth, we just cannot see it. Obviously, we are unable to see God, unless God shows himself to us. We are quite literally incapable of seeing God visibly, but we can see his work throughout our world very clearly. Another way faith and fear are similar is there ability to develop and grow into something unstoppable, for the better or worse. While it increases, fear becomes horrifying. Locking us in a cage, paralyzes us, controlling everything. Fear can make us see the world differently, act strangely, and feel miserable. In comparison, faith can be nurtured by studying God’s Word, being surrounded by other believers, or even singing a song. As it grows, it strengthens us and gives us the courage to overcome our fears. Faith makes us confident, and assures us as we go about our daily lives. In these ways, faith and fear, even

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