Fear Limits You

11개월 전

fantasy-3281795_1280.jpg
Image Source

And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. - Hebrews 2:15

If you critically examine this scripture, you'll realize that it was the fear of death and not death itself that destroyed them. The problem of the natural believer is fear; the fear of failure, fear of the future, fear of the unknown, fear of change, fear of the enemy, fear of men etc. In the parable of the talents, the one talent man who did not trade with his talent was afraid of his master.

Sadly a whole lot of news on the TV, Social media or Radio sell us fear by giving us bad news free of charge, amplifying horrors and minimizing good news. Don't let a lie or an exaggeration become the truth to you. I just returned from the SIN3 (Steemit in Nigeria 3) conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. I went to learn more about the blockchain, to network and to take a much needed vacation. I was heavily discouraged by friends and colleagues who were afraid of the news of kidnapping and robberies along the roads. I was told it was not safe to travel, that it was better to stay at home. I was also told that the roads are so bad that if kidnappers or thieves didn't get me, the terrible roads would be my undoing.

I went ahead against all the negative advice and I had an absolutely amazing experience learning and having a great time. I went to the beach for the first time and met some really incredible people. If I had allowed the fear of the unknown stop me, I would have missed out on a whole lot. Guard your heart with all diligence against fear; it has the capacity to put you in bondage and limit you.

Cheers and thanks for reading!

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
STEEMKR.COM IS SPONSORED BY
ADVERTISEMENT
Sort Order:  trending

Hello! I find your post valuable for the wafrica community! Thanks for the great post! We encourage and support quality contents and projects from the West African region.
Do you have a suggestion, concern or want to appear as a guest author on WAfrica, join our discord server and discuss with a member of our curation team.
Don't forget to join us every Sunday by 20:30GMT for our Sunday WAFRO party on our discord channel. Thank you.

Congratulations @mosunomotunde! You have completed the following achievement on the Steem blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You published a post every day of the week

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

To support your work, I also upvoted your post!

You can upvote this notification to help all Steem users. Learn how here!