In some circles, God has been abridged, reduced, modified, edited, changed and amended until He
is no longer the God whom Isaiah saw, high and lifted up.
No matter what the circumstances, we Christians should keep our heads. God has not given us a spirit
of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind. It is a dismal thing to see a son of heaven cringe in terror
before the sons of earth.
Rightly understood, faith is not a substitute for moral conduct but a means to it. The tree is an agent by
which fruit is secured. Fruit, not trees, is the end God has in mind. Christ-like conduct is the end of
The only fear I have is fearing getting out of the will of God. Outside of God’s will, there’s nothing I want,
and in the will of God, there’s nothing I fear, for God has sworn to keep me in His will.
– A. W. Tozer