Are You Courageous?


But Lord, Gideon replied, how can I rescue Israel?
My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of Manasseh, and
I am the least in my entire family!
The Lord said to him, I will be with you...

Judges 6:15 - 16



The music playing is titled
You Raise Me Up
Performed by Josh Groban

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker, World War 1 hero



So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed,
for I am your God. I will strengthen you and
help you; I will uphold you with my
righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10


Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name;
you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with
you; and when you pass through the rivers they will not sweep
over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be
burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the
Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.

Isaiah 43:1 - 3


All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; Those
who oppose you will be as nothing and perish. Though you search
for your enemies, you will not find them. Those who wage war
against you will be as nothing at all. For I am the Lord,
your God, who takes hold of your right hand and
says to you, do not fear; I will help you.

Isaiah 41:11 - 13


Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged,
for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Joshua 1:9


I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Philippians 4:13


In quietness and trust is your strength.

Isaiah 30:15


'Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit', says the Lord Almighty.

Zechariah 4:6


For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power,
of love and of self-discipline.

2 Timothy 1:7


For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear,
but you received the Spirit of sonship.

Romans 8:15


If God is for us, who can be against us?

Romans 8:31 weapon forged against you will prevail...

Isaiah 54:17


...the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

1 John 4:4


Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when men
succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.
Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-- it leads
only to evil. For evil men will be cut off, but those who
hope in the Lord will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:7 - 9


The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them;
but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.

Psalm 37:12 - 13


Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults.
For the moth will eat them up like a garment;
the worm will devour them like wool.

Isaiah 51:7 - 8


The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

Exodus 14:14


A righteous man may have many troubles,
but the Lord delivers him from them all.

Psalm 34:19


Be still, and know that I am God.

Psalm 46:10


I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and
after that can do no more. But I will show you whom you should
fear: Fear him who, after the killing of the body, has power
to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.

Luke 12:4 - 5


For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers,
against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and
against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

Ephesians 6:12


The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you;
he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do
not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

Deuteronomy 31:8


When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise,
in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?

Psalm 56:3 - 4


The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
the righteous run to it and are safe.

Proverbs 18:10


Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

1 Peter 5:7


The Lord is my light and my salvation--whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life--of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 27:1



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