The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me? – Psalm 118:6 (NIV)
Have you ever felt left out? I remember a time when I was the only friend that wasn’t invited to a birthday party. Situations like that can make you feel really bad. Even when people let you down, you can be encouraged that God is always on your side.
Today’s Challenge: Fix your focus on God.
God isn’t going to leave you out or forget you. Unlike friends that can be fickle, God is always on your side. That means that no matter what happens you win!
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God plus you is greater than anything you face.
So if fear has been an issue in your life, determine to focus on God. Fixing your focus on God will bring you freedom from fear.
If you enjoyed this week’s challenges on fear, here’s a quick recap video.
- Challenge 1 – Practice Faith in the Midst of Fear
So today, choose to practice faith in God. Choose to believe that God can and will take care of you. Determine not to let fear rule your life. Even when fear shouts loud, choose to listen to faith.
- Challenge 2 – To defeat fear, keep your focus on God.
When our focus becomes anything other than God, we can become fearful.
- Challenge 3 – Fix your focus on God.
If fear has been an issue in your life, determine to focus on God. Fixing your focus on God will bring you freedom from fear.
- Challenge 4 – Put Your Trust In God
Choose to put your trust in God. Look to Him to take care of you. Don’t spend your energy trying to do everything in your strength. Instead, lean on God.
If you’d like a resource to help you in your battle with fear, check out our teen devotion: 5 Devotions to Defeat Fear.