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Lesson 4: Drive Out Fear

Study Guide / Outline


  • Summary: The introduction sets the stage by highlighting that believers are God’s chosen people meant to overcome challenges.
  • Main Points:
    • Believers are God’s chosen people.
    • Challenges are meant to be overcome.
  • Scripture Reference: Not explicitly mentioned.

Section 1: Recognizing Fear as an Obstacle

  • Summary: This section emphasizes fear as the primary obstacle to faith and victory, discouraging believers from relying solely on their own abilities.
  • Main Points:
    • Fear is the primary obstacle to faith.
    • Trusting God is essential when facing challenges.
  • Scripture Reference: Not explicitly mentioned.

Section 2: The Futility of Worrying

  • Summary: Section 2 illustrates the futility of worrying using Matthew 6:27, highlighting that worrying doesn’t add anything to one’s life.
  • Main Points:
    • Matthew 6:27 is referenced to emphasize the unproductiveness of worrying.
    • Worrying is an ineffective response to challenges.
  • Scripture Reference: Matthew 6:27 – “Which one of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?”

Section 3: The Connection Between Fear and Worship

  • Summary: Fear is equated with worship in this section, emphasizing the importance of not giving voice to fears.
  • Main Points:
    • Fear is a form of worship.
    • Giving voice to fears exalts them.
  • Scripture Reference: Proverbs 1:7 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”

Section 4: Seeking the Kingdom of God

  • Summary: This section underscores the need to seek the Kingdom of God and His righteousness as the key to overcoming fear.
  • Main Points:
    • Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.
    • Righteousness removes fear and establishes trust in God.
  • Scripture Reference: Matthew 6:33 – “But seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.”

Section 5: Boldness in the Face of Intimidation

  • Summary: Section 5 draws inspiration from David’s confrontation with Goliath, encouraging believers to be bold in the face of challenges.
  • Main Points:
    • The righteous are as bold as a lion.
    • Believers can conquer intimidating giants with the name of the Lord of hosts.
  • Scripture Reference: 1 Samuel 17:45 – “Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts.”

Section 6: Conclusion and Declaration of Victory

  • Summary: The conclusion emphasizes that believers should confront their fears boldly, relying on the name of Jesus.
  • Main Points:
    • Recognize that fear is powerless in the presence of Jesus.
    • Declare victory over fear and challenges.
  • Scripture Reference: Not explicitly mentioned.