Susan's Sermons

Sermonette : I have not been given a spirit of fear

June 16, 2020

On Pentecost Sunday I preached this short sermon at my church on Zoom. It’s part of a series focussing on “whatever is true” (Philippians 4:8). It focusses on the verse, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7).

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Freedom in Christ

I have not been given a spirit of fear

September 17, 2018

I’m continuing the series on: How God Sees Us, which commenced here. “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.2 Timothy 1:7 Some translations read: “God has not given us a spirit of fear.” There is a difference between fear and anxiety. Fear has an…

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Glasses on Bible

On Replacing Lies With Truth

September 12, 2016

One time a Pentecostal friend of mine asked why I became fearful whenever she talked about demons. It was a fair question. I did feel fearful when she talked about demons. Yet I knew, at least intellectually, that God was more powerful than demons. I prayed about it and asked God: why am I afraid…

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