Walk by faith
We know the Scriptures, but we’re not making them a part of our walk. We know them, but we don’t trust them. Therefore, fear takes over because it has no eyes of faith. A believer must walk by faith and not by sight. When we rely on our sight, we can’t see around the next turn. Therefore fear sets in because, quite frankly, we fear what might be around the next turn?
The love of God casts out fear. When we know that nothing can harm us, not even death, then we can walk boldly, fearlessly, and faithfully. It’s not walking blindly; it’s trusting in the truth and promises from God. We believe that he has our back, that he has only the best in store for us, and that he actually wants, desires, an abiding relationship. Why else would he have sacrificed his only begotten Son?
“So Jesus said, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples,
and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
John 8:31-32 ESV