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What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith By David Jeremiah What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears with Faith For many people worry anxiety and fear are constant companions fear of death fear of danger fear of disease And too often these fears are crippling keeping us from the life God has called us to
  • Title: What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith
  • Author: David Jeremiah
  • ISBN: 9781414384238
  • Page: 129
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  • What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith By David Jeremiah For many people, worry, anxiety, and fear are constant companions fear of death, fear of danger, fear of disease And too often, these fears are crippling, keeping us from the life God has called us to live.But it doesn t have to be that way, says Dr David Jeremiah As Christians, we have been given all we need in order to face down even the most frightening, unexpected,For many people, worry, anxiety, and fear are constant companions fear of death, fear of danger, fear of disease And too often, these fears are crippling, keeping us from the life God has called us to live.But it doesn t have to be that way, says Dr David Jeremiah As Christians, we have been given all we need in order to face down even the most frightening, unexpected, and overwhelming obstacles in life.In his new book, What Are You Afraid Of Dr Jeremiah explores the top ten fears that are holding so many of us back from the life God has called us to live and shares the supernatural secrets for facing down these fears with faith.
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    1. David Jeremiah

      Dr David Jeremiah, founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, felt God s calling on his life at a very early age Born February 13, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio, Dr Jeremiah was raised in a family deeply committed to ministry At the age of eleven, Dr Jeremiah and his family moved to Dayton, Ohio where his father, Dr James T Jeremiah, was the Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and in 1953 became the President of Cedarville College in Cedarville, Ohio.As Dr Jeremiah was sensitive to God s leading in his life, he followed in his father s footsteps In 1963, Dr Jeremiah received a Bachelor of Arts from Cedarville College In that same year, Dr Jeremiah married his college sweetheart, Donna Thompson who also was attending Cedarville College as a business major He went on to earn a Masters degree in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1967 He completed additional graduate work at Grace University and was granted the Doctor of Divinity degree from Cedarville College in 1981.In 1969, Dr Jeremiah began Blackhawk Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and developed a Christian school grades K through 12 In the 12 years he served as pastor, Blackhawk Baptist Church grew from 7 families to 1300 members He also launched The Bible Hour television program.Dr Jeremiah heeded God s call, and in 1981 he and his family moved to California where he became the senior pastor of Scott Memorial Baptist Church, now Shadow Mountain Community Church.Shadow Mountain Community Church is one of the largest churches in San Diego County It is also the home of Southern California Seminary and Christian Unified Schools As Dr Jeremiah began his ministry at Shadow Mountain, he felt God s calling to continue the broadcast ministry he started in Fort Wayne In 1982, Turning Point Ministries became a reality.Today, Turning Point s 30 minute radio program is heard nationally and internationally on over 1800 stations and translator satellators In recognition of Dr Jeremiah s commitment to teaching the Word of God, he received the Broadcaster of the Year Award in 1999 from the National Religious Broadcasters NRB , in August 2002, received the Award of Merit from the Western Chapter of National Religious Broadcasters for Excellence in Broadcasting and Faithfulness in Service, and in 2006 Turning Point received the Best Radio Teaching Program Award Dr Jeremiah has served on the Board of Directors for the NRB since 1996.Turning Point launched a television program in 1982 in San Diego and went nationwide in 2000 Now seen around the world through cable and satellite technology, as well as on terrestrial stations all across the United States, conservative estimates suggest that close to 200 million homes around the world have access to Dr Jeremiah s Bible teaching each week Turning Point Television offers a half hour Bible study message and a full hour worship service with the same great preaching Carried on several national and international networks such as TBN, ION, and INSP, Turning Point Television has most recently been added to Middle East TV Network and BET, the Black Entertainment Network.Dr Jeremiah is a sought after conference speaker for organizations around the country He frequently speaks at Cedarville College, Dallas Theological Seminary, Moody Bible Institute, Billy Graham Training Center, Phil Waldrep s Senior Adult Celebrations and numerous NFL, NBA and Baseball chapels.Along with his speaking schedule around the country, Dr Jeremiah also finds time to fulfill another passion in his life, writing His books are always gripping and right to the point Some of his books include Escape the Coming Night, The Power of Encouragement, What the Bible Says About Angels, Prayer The Great Adventure, which brought him The Gold Medallion Award in 1998, God In You, Gifts from God

    571 thoughts on “What Are You Afraid Of?: Facing Down Your Fears with Faith”

    1. I gave this book 3 stars, instead of 4, because I really loved some parts but was bored in others.The chapters focus on fears of Natural Calamity, Serious Illness, Debt, Failure, Being Alone, Rejection, Sudden Trouble, Depression, Death, and God.What I liked Fear is almost always based on the future We re afraid of what might happen.Those who define God solely by the evil He allows overlook the flip side of their complaint Yes, there is evil in the world, but there is also an enormous amount of [...]


    2. Dr David Jeremiah s newest book from Tyndale House What Are You Afraid Of deals with nine major fears and combines comprehensive Scripture study with relatable stories, reminding us that God s beloved children all have fears, yet He remains our Protector, our Healer, our Savior, and our Shepherd.I began with the section on Disease The Fear of Illness, a comforting chapter that includes a list of practicals encouragements when facing sickness and they truly were both practical and encouraging.The [...]


    3. I have to admit it often when I read a nonfiction book I am hoping for fresh insights and fresh perspectives I want to learn something new, or at least hear something in a new way that strikes me As I began reading David Jeremiah s What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears with Faith, this was my desire While I found fresh material throughout especially three of his chapters the rest sounded like what I ve heard before Don t get me wrong There was little I disagreed with It s just that most [...]


    4. In the busy ness of life it is often easy to forget the One who is in control and succumb to the pressure and pulls of life We are constantly anxious, intimidated and fearful which prevents many Christians from living the life God called them to live.Everyone is afraid of something failure, success, loneliness, crowds, death, and life the list is endless And no one is immune to fear Fear haunts the weak and the powerful, the young and the old, the rich and the poor It is the great equalizer.Well [...]


    5. As an engineer I have seen time and money invested in stop gap solutions that never addressed root cause of the problem Unfortunately the same quick fix process is often applied in the Christian walk Dr David Jeremiah s book, What Are You Afraid Of , identifies various sources of fear, a common malady among Christians.We call fear by various names fear, worry, anxiety, intimidation, unsettledness, dread, unease, alarm, distress, apprehensiveness but Dr Jeremiah asks penetrating questions to help [...]


    6. This book is so well written, and hits the mark on facing our personal fears A dear friend of mine is a huge David Jeremiah fan We belong to a Cancer Support group, and I don t think there has been a meeting when she hasn t spoken of him and how he has influenced her With that preface, when I saw this book, thought I best took at it so I know about her love and affections for this wonderful man One of the main keys is that Faith is an important part of the equation His writing is wonderful I ve [...]


    7. Everyone has fears, some even debilitating Dr Jeremiah covers the following The fear of natural calamity, serious illness, financial collapse, failure, being alone, rejection, sudden trouble, depression, dying and even the fear of God How wonderful it would be to wholly trust in Him who alone can help us face our fears and conquer them A quote from Freedom from Fear by Neal T Anderson and Rich Miller sums up why we must do just that Fear is a thief It erodes our faith, plunders our hope, steals [...]


    8. I finished What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears With Faith by David Jeremiah a few days ago, and in order to try not to lose the good points I read there, I started outlining the book Now I have so much of it I would like to share that it s hard to know where to start.His introduction is obviously the best place, where he discusses the universality of fear, the different forms it can take, and the Bible s many references to it Believers know that God is good, loving, all powerful, wise, [...]


    9. Fear is real, but God has an answerI know that my fears and anxieties have gotten the best of me often than I care to admit However, the Lord is bigger than those things lurking in my mind and this book is a good reminder if that I am so glad that I serve a Lord that puts a book like this in my hands to remind me of how much He loves me.



    10. A year or so ago, I got What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears with Faith by David Jeremiah when it was free for Kindle It sat there, as many Kindle freebies do, but then I read a compelling review of it, and bumped it up I m glad I did, because I found it really worthwhile, and a book I want to keep around as a reference for times when I do feel afraid I don t think of myself as a fearful person in general, but there have been a few times in my life where a fear came out of the blew and [...]


    11. Age Appropriate For All AgesBest for Ages 15 and up for reading levelIt is hard to admit for any Christian that we get scared at times After all, shouldn t our faith be able to calm all our fears Shouldn t we be fearless all the time Dr David Jeremiah wrote this book for people like me who are embarrassed sometimes with how afraid we can be I am so grateful he did.One of the things I appreciated most about this book is that Jeremiah didn t present this book as the cure for everything He clearly [...]


    12. I received this book in exchange for an honest review theindigoquill.Most of us struggle with fear of some type, whether it be spiders, heights, insecurity, disease, or even death Dr David Jeremiah gives us a comprehensive look at identifying the top ten fears that Christians seem to encounter the most Disaster the Fear of Natural CalamityDisease the Fear of Serious IllnessDebt the Fear of Financial CollapseDefeat the Fear of FailureDisconnection the Fear of Being AloneDisapproval the Fear of Re [...]


    13. This is an amazing book that should be read and discussed in every church adult Sunday School regardless of the denomination The author says we shouldn t discuss our plans without checking the Bible first We need to read and obey without deviating God won t leave or forsake us and God can make us successful and prosperous Many people have a fear of being alone, unloved, isolated, with only TV, computer, or phone for companionship Isolation, fear of being phone less, and lack of relationships can [...]


    14. It took me months to finish this book because I savored it in tiny pieces so I could absorb the full flavor My friends did this book as a bible study and, although I couldn t join them, I benefited from a personal appraisal of these questions regarding human fear Dr Jeremiah breaks fear into 10 chapters of our biggest fears disaster, disease, debt, defeat, disconnection, disapproval, danger, depression, death, deity He uses a wide variety of examples not only from individuals in the Bible, but a [...]


    15. Books by Dr David Jeremiah are always informative and interesting So, when I received What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears with Faith I quickly began reading the first chapter And was pleasantly surprised at the ease of reading this nonfiction book Chapter 1 Disaster The Fear of Natural Calamity begins with a somewhat suspenseful story of the the Trowbridges and where they need to hide All of the chapters begin with a person story to illustrate that word the words are Disaster, Disease, [...]


    16. An excerpt of a review recently posted on Schaeffer s Ghost I confess, I know next to nothing about Dr David Jeremiah I ve heard the name, sure, and am vaguely aware of a radio program and possibly a televised sermon But, well, televangelism and religious radio programming being what they are, I was than a little skeptical when I first cracked open his latest work, What Are You Afraid Of Imagine my delight when I discovered that Dr Jeremiah s analysis of fear is both biblically sound and practi [...]


    17. Subtitled Facing Down Your Fears with Faith, this excellent book focuses on a number of key fears, confronting each with Biblical responses as well as poignant quotes from a wide range of individuals and authors Lewis, Tozer, Edwards, etc 10 key areas of fear are covered 1 Disaster the fear of natural calamity2 Disease the fear of serious illness3 Debt the fear of financial collapse4 Defeat the fear of failure5 Disconnection the fear of being alone6 Disapproval the fear of rejection7 Danger the [...]


    18. Dr David Jeremiah s thorough book contains ten chapters The first nine chapters addresses common fears that are able to be overcome disaster, disease, debt, defeat, disconnection, disapproval, danger, depression, death The final chapter is about the fear of God, which is a fear that SHOULD be included in our lives every day Some chapters spoke to me than others, particularly the chapter on disconnection or the fear of being alone It s not a fear of mine, but Dr Jeremiah discusses some interesti [...]


    19. I selected What Are You Afraid Of Facing Down Your Fears With Faith by David Jeremiah because I tend to be a rather anxious person and I m always looking for books about reducing anxiety and fears in my life This one sounded like it would fit the bill The different fears covered included Disaster, Disease, Debt, Defeat, Disconnection, Disapproval, Danger, Depression, Death, and Deity These are all common fears and all things that I ve feared at one time or another This book promises to uncover t [...]


    20. What Are You Afraid Of Is a book that helps its readers tackle and overcome their fears with faith Everyone has a fear and many people become so tangled with worries that it takes over their lives In this book, Dr Jeremiah teaches his readers the basic fears that plague many and then explains how we can overcome them in a practical manner One thing, which hit home with me, is that fears are not something God wants His children to be overcome by I was also surprised about how many Bible verses th [...]


    21. I love this new release from Dr David Jeremiah so much I think that this is absolutely one of the most relevant topics of our day.So many people live with fear and anxiety over the things that are discussed in this book pics like debt, disaster, and even death.I think readers will be able to see themselves in many chapters of this book I love that Dr Jeremiah sheds light on these fears that many of us are to ashamed or too afraid to discuss.We just don t want to show our vulnerable side to other [...]


    22. Fear is something that I have always struggled with so I was very much looking forward to this book For the most part, I enjoyed reading it and found that it had some helpful advice The chapters were a little longer than I would have liked but overall, a good read I would highly recommend this book if you are someone who struggle with fear Each chapter talks about a different type of fear For example, chapter one is called, Disaster the fear if natural calamity So this whole chapter is about nat [...]


    23. So many people deal with fear every day Worrying over loved ones, stressing about money issues, jobs, or sicknesses These fears hold us back and cause us to miss opportunities and blessings.The ten fears most people experience some time or another in life are dealt with in this book DISASTER, DISEASE, DEBT, DEFEAT, DISCONNECTION, DISAPPROVAL, DANGER, DEPRESSION, DEATH, and DIETY.David Jeremiah who is one of the most remarkable TV evangelists ever in my opinion reveals common fears and how we can [...]


    24. If we are honest, we will admit that no matter how strong our faith, we sometimes have fears In What are You Afraid of Facing Down Your Fears With Faith, we learn to face those fears, work through them, and revitalize our faith The fears covered in this book are common uncertainties such as financial security, illness death, and even a fear of God Using his own experience and those of others, Dr Jeremiah gives practical advice and encouragement to bring the fears under control.This is not a ligh [...]


    25. This is a great book by David Jeremiah that makes the reader think He breaks down this book into 10 chapters which talks about 10 fears Disasters The Fear of Natural CalamityDisease The Fear of Serious IllnessDebt The Fear of Financial CollapseDefeat The Fear of FailureDisconnection The Fear of Being AloneDisapproval The Fear of RejectionDanger The Fear of Sudden TroubleDepression The Fear of Mental BreakdownDeath The Fear of DyingDeity The Fear of GodI believe this book will have something for [...]


    26. What Are You Afraid Of is a good read The author discusses different fears people have in each chapter and accompanies them with modern stories and scripture These fears include Disaster, Disease, Debt, Defeat, Disconnection, Disapproval, Danger, Depression, Death and Deity The chapters with Disconnection, Depression and Death were interesting to me than the others Disconnection discusses about not personally connecting with people and constantly connecting through online activities I have had [...]


    27. Enlightening Dr Jeremiah used stories scripture to help me understand my fears without losing my faith in God My focuses were the chapters on depression and dying for various reasons I ve never thoroughly studied the Bible so the story of Job was inspirational Despite his turmoil, outward anger and spiritual pain he never lost his faith in God Veterans of despair have a place in the Kingdom we must simply hold on to the faith we have, as Job did, knowing that God has an eternal purpose for us, e [...]


    28. I gave this four stars because of how Dr Jeremiah uses scripture and relates it to our culture collectively and to each of us individually This is only my second title read from this author and I have to say this was much personable I will refer to this as I do my own study Fear has become a paralyzing reality in today s climate for so many This book separates the types of fears and gives biblical answers for each one I think it s a needed and timely prescription to a problem that seems to be b [...]


    29. Fears of failure, success, people, heights, and death who does not have them Dr Jeremiah brings hope by explaining the basis of our fears, and lays out a biblical plan for overcoming each of them.I found the chapters on fear of loneliness and rejection to be the most interesting in this age of the Internet and social media the time people spend connecting on the internet, the lonelier they feel.Revelations galore here


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