It is Well with My Soul / Faith over Fear

This is a picture of one of my favorite Hymns “It is Well with My Soul” and my new favorite hat “faith over fear” (I bought my hat at Delano’s in Warm Springs). I love this hat because it expresses how I live my life. I don’t fear tomorrow because I have faith in the One who knows my tomorrow. Fear is the opposite of faith. Living by faith isn’t easy because the definition of faith is knowing without seeing. (Hebrews 11:1) Our human brains accept what our eyes see. Living by faith means we accept what our heart sees and knows. As we exercise faith, our faith grows and we can believe and trust God for bigger things and in tougher situations. When the enemy tries to cloud our vision with fear, we can cite Scriptures like Joshua 1:9 that says “Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed, for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest!” We can also cite times in our own lives where we saw God move on our behalf and make a way. As we live by faith and trust God’s hand and His direction for our life, we can sing that old hymn, “When peace like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say, it is well, it is well with my soul.”

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