Numbers 14:9

… the Lord is with us: fear them not

How do you know the Lord is with you? Because He said He was! I’m reminded of this from a movie that I recently saw where a man was locked in prison. He asked his captor to remember that God would …

Deut. 1:21

Behold, the Lord thy God hath set the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; Fear not, neither be discouraged.

Moses is rehearsing the history of Israel. Explaining to them the reason for their wandering in the wilderness …

Deuteronomy 20:3-4

And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts feint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them; For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you …

Deut.3:21-22

And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the Lord your God hath done unto these two kings: so shall the Lord do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest. Ye shall not fear them: for the Lord your God he shall fight for

Deut.3:2

And the Lord said unto me, Fear him not: for I will deliver him, and all his people, and his land, into thy hand; and thou shalt do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon King of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon.

Do you ever get tired of experiencing …

Joshua 10:8,25

And the Lord said unto Joshua, Fear them not: for I have delivered them into thine hand; there shall not a man of them stand before thee … And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the Lord do

Joshua 8:1

And the lord said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people to Ai: see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land:

There is an interesting progression in these chapters. Chapter six closes with …

Deut.31:6-8

Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel,

1 Samuel 12:20

And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not: ye have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart.

Here again is another reminder of the importance of obedience to God. Samuel recounts to Israel their history of blessing …

1 Samuel: 20-21

And about the time of her death the women that stood by her said unto her, Fear not; for thou hast born a son. But she answered not, neither did she regard it. And she named the child Ichabod, saying, the glory is departed from Israel.

This is a sad …