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08 March 2014

Combatting Fear: A Responsive Reading for Community

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Fear is an unwelcome companion that plagues mankind.

Fear of failure, fear of others, fear of the future…an endless list. When we come together as a unified group and declare the truths of God, we combat this spirit of fear and welcome the Prince of Peace. Below is a responsive reading for you to utilize in your family, small group, or church community. And this is just a starting point. We encourage you to add your own declarations of Truth as courage enters your heart.

1 Thessalonians 5:11  “Therefore encourage one another and build up one another,  just as you also are doing.”

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Our God – A Responsive Reading

Before the earth & water burst forth…This is our God.

With a Word, He spoke. Creation arose…This is our God.

The Red Sea parted, kept His people free…This is our God.

The walls of Jericho came crashing down…This is our God.

A barren woman’s prayer was heard…This is our God.

A boy, a stone, a giant killed…This is our God.

Fierce lions could not harm a praying man…This is our God.

Fire unable to burn three mortals…This is our God.

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob…This is our God.

Born in a stable, as a peasant He came…This is our God.

Water turned into choice wine…This is our God.

Five loaves, two fish, thousands fed…This is our God.

The One who prays and intercedes for us…This is our God.

The God-man who bled and died for us…This is our God.

Defeating death, He rose and lives…This is our God

The King of Kings gives life to us…This is our God.

In His presence, the darkness flees…This is our God.

The One we will be with for eternity…This is our God.

Amen

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