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  • Leaning winter
    Fear vs Wisdom
    Understanding the difference between fear and wisdom is essential in the Christian life as it helps us choose the right path and veer from the way of evil. Fear in Hebrew is da’ag which is to be afraid, be anxious and to be concerned. Wisdom...
  • God replaces the spirit of fear with three other things
    God has not given us a spirit of fear: He gave us three things in place of fear
    A lot of people quote 2 Timothy 1:7 without realizing what the scripture means. Close attention reveals that Paul tells Timothy one thing God has given us; however, God gives us three things in place of the one thing He didn't give us.For God...
  • Fear is taking over the world
    Conquering your fear: What are you most afraid of
    "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself " — President FranklinD. RooseveltFew would disagree that this world is becoming a more dangerous and uncertain place. More people admit to being afraid than at any other time in...
  • return on investment
    The 11th talent
    Read Matthew 25:14-30That was a close one!The year has almost gone by and I have yet to make my annual meal or two from the Parable of the Talents. I love this parable.We finally get to do something. We put to work what our Master has given us and...
  • 3 unusual phobias
    3 unusual phobias
    Human beings are prone to experiencing several kinds of fear. People can be afraid of a wide range of things, situations, or places. Some fears are reasonable and expected—such as being afraid of robbery, fire, or disease. However, other...
  • 3 phobias related to socialization
    3 phobias related to socialization
    Socialization can be difficult. Although most human beings like being around others there is usually a time when everyone has found it difficult to fit in, felt awkward in a location, or were unsure how to proceed in a given situation. Although...
  • 3 food-related phobias
    3 food-related phobias
    Many people consider eating and drinking to be some of the most pleasant experiences in life. Most people eat several times a day and some meals can even be conducted as a form of social gathering or celebration. Yet, although food is usually...
  • 3 phobias related to characters in the horror-genre
    3 phobias related to characters in the horror-genre
    Horror movies are made to frighten people. When audience members cower in fear and scream out loud then the horror creators have done their job well. Over the years, movies have exploited classic monsters and legends to elicit fearful reactions...
  • 3 sleep-related phobias
    3 sleep-related phobias
    Sleep is absolutely essential to the body. All species of animals need some form of sleep in order to rejuvenate their bodies and properly exert energy. Human beings are especially reliant on sleep and if a person does not get enough sleep their...
  • 3 phobias related to temperature
    3 phobias related to temperature
    People can be afraid of a wide range of things, situations, or places. Some people even experience intense fear of certain weather conditions or environmental temperatures. Although most people report being partial to either warmer or cooler...
  • 3 insect-related phobias
    3 insect-related phobias
    Human beings are prone to experiencing several types of fear. One of the most popular causes of fright in humans is the sight of insects. Entomophobia—which is the technical term for being scared of bugs—is one of the most common kinds...
  • 3 phobias connected to specific places
    3 phobias connected to specific places
    People are prone to all sorts of fears and phobias. Many such fears are justifiable—like being afraid of disease or risky situations such as fires. Yet although some fears are both reasonable and understandable, others are quirkier or...
  • 3 phobias connected to certain people
    3 phobias connected to certain people
    Human beings are prone to all sorts of fears and phobias. Many fears are completely justifiable—like being afraid of disease, dangerous people, or high-risk situations such as fires. Yet although some fears are both reasonable and...
  • 3 phobias connected to weather
    3 phobias connected to weather
    People are prone to all sorts of fears and phobias. Many such fears are justifiable—like being afraid of disease or dangerous persons or situations such as fires. Yet although some fears are both reasonable and understandable, others are...
  • 3 phobias connected to nature
    3 phobias connected to nature
    Humans are prone to all sorts of fears and phobias. A lot of fears are completely justifiable—such as being afraid of disease or fires. Yet although some fears are both reasonable and understandable, others are more unusual. Sometimes people...