Fear is a great tactic of the devil used against God’s children. His objective in shooting fiery darts of fear into the hearts of believers is to create doubt of God’s goodness, love, forgiveness, and provision. If the devil can get God’s children to begin questioning His promises, the path to spiritual defeat and depression has just started. Resist this heinous foe, not in the strength of personal resolve, but in the determination to rest on God’s promises personalize. One promise clung to will quiet all the attacks of the evil. It must because greater is He who is in us than he who is the world (1 John 4:4).
This Lord’s Day evening we continue our series in 1 John looking at two examples of Biblical fellowship in action. They are Epaphroditus found in the book of Philippians and the Apostle Paul in his relationship with Philemon found in the New Testament book bearing Philemon’s name.