Scott Palmer - Courage for the Cowardly - SENT – Part 3

March 12, 2023

Courage for the Cowardly
SENT – Part 3
March 12, 2023
Matthew 10:26-31


Why Should I Not Fear?

1.   God is ____________________ my circumstances. (29)

“…For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.” Matthew 5:45 (CSB)

      FEAR NOT: Because ___________________ will prevail.

“That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!” II Corinthians 4:16-17 (NLT)

2.   God cares about the ______________ of my circumstances. (30)

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” Proverbs 19:21 (NIV)

      FEAR NOT: God’s purpose is _________________ than man’s opposition.

“Don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell.”  Matthew 10:28 (NLT)

“The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 (ESV)

3.   God cares about the ______________ of my circumstances. (31)

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.” Psalm 27:1-3 (ESV)