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In Dr. Joshua’s Daily Devotional for Day #5, an update for upcoming church activities is described briefly. After reviewing the previous devotion, Dr. Joshua gives us a few scriptures we can use in our confession and study. Below is a list of those scriptures and additional scriptures that specifically address fear:


Deuteronomy 31:8 (ESV)
“‘It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.’”

2 Timothy 1:7 (ESV)
“…for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”

1 John 4:18 (ESV)
“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.”

John 14:27 (ESV)
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

Psalm 18:2-3 (ESV)
“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.”

Isaiah 43:1-3 (ESV)

“But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel:“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you.”

Psalm 46 (ESV)

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah”

Joshua 1:9 (ESV)
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 23:4 (ESV)
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Psalm 34:4 (ESV)
“I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.”

Psalm 94:19 (ESV)
“When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.”

Psalm 27:1 (ESV)

“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 115:11 (ESV)
“You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord! He is their help and their shield.”

Psalm 56:3-4 (ESV)
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?”

Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)
“…fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God;I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Isaiah 41:13 (ESV)
“For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Romans 8:15 (ESV)
“For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, ‘Abba! Father!’”

Hebrews 13:5-6 (ESV)

“Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say,“The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

2 Samuel 22:1-3 (ESV)
“And David spoke to the Lord the words of this song on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said,“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior; you save me from violence.”

Psalm 18:2 (ESV)
“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

Psalm 31:3 (ESV)
“For you are my rock and my fortress; and for your name’s sake you lead me and guide me…”

Psalm 71:3 (ESV)
“Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come; you have given the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.”

Psalm 91:2 (ESV)
“I will say to the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’”

Psalm 144:2 (ESV)
“…he is my steadfast love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me.”

Psalm 91:10 (ESV)
“…no evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent.”


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