Posted by: Pure Glory | 05/19/2021

Do Not Be Afraid!

Fear Not!!!

by Hazel Straub

What is really happening in our world? There is so much more to this life than what our physical eyes see. Ancient Israel had a prophet named Elisha, who would tell the Israelite king, where the enemy planned to attack. The attack would then be unsuccessful. (2 Kings 6: 8-23) The enemy king thought he had a traitor but learned it was the prophet of God, who was told by God, what the enemy king said, in his bedroom. So the enemy sent his troops to surround the city where Elisha was, as they hoped to capture him. Elisha’s servant was afraid when he saw the city surrounded, by an army with horses and chariots.

 “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. (2 Kings 6:16-17 NIV)

Elisha was not worried because of his close relationship with God and dependence on him. He prayed and the enemy soldiers became blind and were led into the city. They got their sight back and were sent home. Then the raids from that enemy ceased.

Know that God protects us with angel armies that are greater than those with the enemy. Press into God in greater intimacy, listening to his Word, praying and listening for his response. Believers do not need to fear because God is for us and turns the bad into good. God is the same today as yesterday and forever. He loves, protects, speaks, helps, and answers today.

Lord, open our eyes so we may see the truth! God is with you.

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  1. Don’t mess with the child of God for our God is a consuming fire 🔥! You don’t want him to take retribution on you. He is The God Of Angel Armies!

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  2. Thank You Father!! Yes Father, open my eyes so I may see the truth; see that there are more with me, than who are against me!! Thank You Father for my army of angels, surrounding me to protect me!! You are GREATER in me Father, than he who is the world!! Thank You Father, thank You Jesus, thank You Holy Spirit!! Thank you Hazel for this post!! It is definitely worth sharing and I am sharing it!! This is GOOD!! God’s Blessings to you Hazel, Apostle, everyone on this site, you all’s families, and Ministries!!

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    • Hallelujah! Our Father loves us and makes provision for us, despite all the enemies that come against us. We move with him, in simple trust and faith. Amen and amen!

      You are welcome, Dr. Hooks! The blessings are received! Abundant overflowing blessings to you!


  3. Amen

    Psalm 97:5 The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, At the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

    What a wonderful Shepherd we have in Jesus!

    I just loved this post thanks for sharing!

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    • Yes, as we trust and walk with the Lord, the mountains of opposition melt like wax. Hallelujah! Jesus is truly incredible and cares for us as our Shepherd!

      You are welcome!


  4. A great comforting story for our troubled times!

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    • Yes, God surrounds us with his armies and protects us, as we trust in him. Blessings Peter!

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  5. Amen!!


  6. Yes. With Him, we can live life on the edge unafraid. He takes us out of our comfort zones…and that is sometimes just what we need!

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    • Yes! We have to put our trust and faith in God, instead of how we feel!


  7. I loved this so so much❤️

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    • Praise God for the blood of Jesus that washes away all our sins. The enemy is defeated!

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      • Hallelujah 🙌🏼 I wanted to thank you for being such a consistent vessel to impart the hope and love of our Father in this time💜 I felt the Lord lay something on my heart to share. It’s from Song of Songs 4, “Come with me through the archway of trust.[a]
        We will look[b] down
        from the crest of the glistening mounts
        and from the summit of our sublime sanctuary,
        from the lion’s den and the leopard’s lair.” It’s always an invitation from Him 💌I guess we’re running 🏃‍♀️😁😎

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      • You are welcome! The Lord is always inviting us to come closer! 😊

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  8. Our Heavenly Father is incredibly amazing! 🙌 I love this story. He is our refuge and our strength, an ever present help in trouble. 🙌

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