VICTORY OVER FEAR
Sermon By Dr. Jesse M. Hendley
October 11,1907---November 30, 1994
Colonial Hills Baptist Church
East Point, Ga.
Turn with me to the Book of Revelation, please,
Chapter 1, verses 17 and 18. "And when I saw Him I
fell at His feet as dead. And He laid His right hand
upon me saying unto me, Fear not; (literally, be not
fearing. Don't be fearing. Don't let your life be
filled with fear) I am the first and the last: I am He
that liveth and was dead; and behold I am alive
forevermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of
death." Our Lord then mentions the seven stars in His
right hand, verse 20. "The mystery of the seven stars
which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven
golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels
of the seven churches and the seven candlesticks which
thou sawest are the seven churches."
Now I want to call your attention to Jesus' Word. I
have given you at other times many Scriptures from the
Word of God on this expression that runs clear through
the Bible: "Fear Not." God came down to give man a
fearless heart. You and I ought to have a fearless
heart. Yet we find the world filled with fear today.
People are afraid of life. People are afraid of
death. People are afraid of the great uncertainty of
the unknown world ahead, as they launch out into
Eternity. To all such God has said, "Fear Not."
But someone may be saying, "But Brother Hendley, how
can I keep from fear?" I want to give you God's
answer right now. You can keep from fear by trusting
in the Lord and His Promises. He is Almighty God. He
will never, never leave us nor forsake us.
"But," you may say, "the thing that causes me so much
fear is the fact of my sins."
Yes, sin is back of all the fear in the human life,
but remember, God has taken care of our sins. If you
believe that Jesus has taken care of all your sins,
then you'll forget all fear, and t ...
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