Freedom from fear

Brian Kissock, C.S.

Drawing on the Bible, Brian provides examples of the freedom from fear people have found through turning their thoughts to the power of God—freedom seen as protection, safety, security. He speaks of Jesus' ministry, which restored people’s health and even raised them from the dead. He also draws on his own experiences during the "The Troubles" in his home country of Northern Ireland, when he was held at gunpoint twice, and as a business owner had to operate in a dangerous environment. He talks about learning the importance of forgiveness and seeing the individuals who threatened him in their true light, as the children, or ideas, of God.

This chat covers a broad range of questions. It includes queries from people who are fearful about physical conditions such as migraine headaches, arthritis, incurable disease, and relapse after healing, as well as chronic fear. Other topics addressed include fears about terrorism, poor economic conditions, unemployment, serious mistakes, victimization, and finding housing.

The transcribed text has been edited for clarity.

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