We are all framed by Faith, or by Fears

The things we believe are the framework of our lives! That framework creates our places or areas of focus. Dreams, visions, aspirations and hopes must be developed and framed in our minds so that when situations and circumstances do not line up, our faith does not give way to fears.
Framing is not a form of closed mindedness, but a protection of your dreams and purpose. Has today been framed with fears and frustrations or have you put a protective border around what you want your future to look like?
If you feel fear overwhelming you then it will dismantle the destiny ahead.
Job said: “that which I feared has come upon me”. ~Job 3:25
In another translation it says:
“For the thing which I fear cometh upon me, And that which I am afraid of cometh unto me.”
So just like faith, fear also brings fruit. Both will manifest something in our lives. So what is pulling your focus? Is it fear or is it undaunting faith in your future?
The answer to these questions will develop in the framework of our lives the picture of ourselves and our future.
So it is imperative that each of us ask ourselves the source of any fear or anxiety in our lives. In order to push it out. Faith is not the opposite of fear but they do compete against each other. FEAR brings uncertainty, TRUST(is the opposite of fear) and brings peace of mind.
The bible say:
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” ~2 Timothy 1:7
Fear effects your spirit. It can cause sadness and discouragement. Some people search for happiness because they are trying to mask fears. Many also mistake “fun” for “happiness” and they are not the same thing. “Fun” is a state of doing
“Happiness” is a state of being
People pursue “doing” thinking it will make them happy, but the truth is that happiness comes from framing. When “fun” is substituted for faith. who you are and the peace of mind and spirit that come from being who God called you to be is forfeited. Don’t get me wrong, Im not against fun, but it only causes temporary relief, simply because you stop thinking about the problems or fears. That can be good, but “fun” can not over come fears, only faith can do that!
Peter 5:6-7 says cast your fears on God:
“Humble yourselves… under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
Have you been trying to get rid of your anxiety the wrong way?

In the original language that Peter used, verses 6 & 7 are not two separate sentences; they’re one. This means the ideas are connected as cause and effect — casting our anxiety on God requires humbling ourselves first. Where there is pride, there is anxiety that goes with it.
Where pride is present…anxiety is sure to show up.
But when we humble ourselves and let faith in God be what frames us. Then our lives will develop into what He wants our lives to be.

Have a blessed day!



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