Story of NZ Helicopter Problem – Fear settled in incapable of proceeding

Is our fear keep us from witnessing to people?

Obstacles and barriers can keep us from doing God’s work and fulfilling His purpose for our lives.

Is the fear of failure an obstacle or barrier that is keeping you from serving our Lord and making a real difference?

Get your uniform dirty – Are you comfortable and protected doing what you are doing? Or do you want to stretch out more doing Kingdom work.

Overcoming the fear factor

TAP plastics guy retiring or refiring

I’m too old – Moses, Abraham
I’m not gifted or seminary trained?
I don’t know the Bible that well
I have some physical problems
I don’t want to blow it.. Your testimony is the most important thing.

Your authentic testimony is a powerful thing to those who know you. John 9 – Blind man – Power of testimony

By the power of the Holy Spirit – Go be His witness. Authentic discipleship Acts 1:8.

Do we let your fears stand in the way of finishing well and strong? What Are You Afraid Of? by Dr. David Jeremiah

When God calls us to a task, He will also equip us for that task.

Remember, that some of the most admired leaders in the Bible failed at one time or another: Moses, Gideon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel.

Gideon and courage – Judges 6-7

Where is our focus? The noise and confusion of a chaotic culture can distract us from the peace, harmony, and opportunities of serving God.

Questions to ask ourselves – Pg. 77-78 What would you be willing to die for?