Scriptures for the Week

perfect love casts out fear

1 John 4:18-19

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear

because fear involves torment. ..(punishment / penalty)

But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. 19 We love Him because He first loved us. 

 

Phil 2:12-13 

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13 for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. 

 

Rom 8:1-2

There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

 

2 Tim 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 

 

Eph 6:10-11

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might

 

Deut 31:5-6

The Lord will give them over to you, that you may do to them according to every commandment which I have commanded you. 6 Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you." 

 

Prov 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare,

But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe. 

 

Rom 5:5

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. 

 

John 8:36

Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. 

 

Deut 9:23 

'Go up and possess the land which I have given you,'

Deut 9:1

Therefore understand today that the Lord your God is He who goes over before you as a consuming fire. He will destroy them and bring them down before you; so you shall drive them out and destroy them quickly, as the Lord has said to you. 

 

1 Peter 2:24

who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness — by whose stripes you were healed.