Fear and Faith – Salem/Online Campus Notes

November 15, 2020   /   Fellowship Community Church

“Social media is a super-spreader of anxiety.” Steve Cuss, Pastor


1 Kings 19:1-18

  1. Seasons of faith are often followed by seasons of . vs. 1-3

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.” Then he was afraid, and he arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. 1 Kings 19:2-3       

  1. Fear and fatigue cause me to lose hope about the . vs. 4

But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he asked that he might die, saying, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.” 1 Kings 19:4

“Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope. Hal Lindsey

“People often say that fear is the opposite of faith, but I respectfully disagree. The way I see it, fear actually relies on faith – it’s simply faith in the wrong things. Fear is placing your faith in “what-ifs” rather than “God is.” Craig Groeshel

  1. The future includes the of God. vs. 5-18
  • A time of physical . 5-8

       …there was at his head a cake baked on hot stones and a jar of water. And

       he ate and drank and lay down again. vs. 6

  • A from God. 9-14

When God asks you a question, it isn’t for His education, it is for yours!

And after the fire the sound of a low whisper. vs. 12b 

  • Some for the future. 15-18

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11

Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus. And when you arrive…” vs. 15

Reading for next week: Colossians 2:6-7

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