Shared from Refining Truth: Bill Hitchcock

“That’s what the devil wants you to do.”


Another great word from Bill Hitchcock and Refining Truth.

“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 and timidity. We all have experienced it. Some live in a constant state of it. Realize that this condition is not of God. But before we move forward with expanding and expounding upon the verse, let’s first break it down into its barebones components.

“Spirit”. Spirit from the Greek word, “pneuma”. Strong’s Lexicon defines pneuma as, the “vital principal by which the body is animated”. The “simple essence, devoid of all or at least all grosser matter”. The “disposition or influence which fills and governs the soul”

“Fear”. Fear, from the Greek word “deilia” meaning timid, fearful.

“But of power”. Power, from the word the Greek word, “dynamis” meaning moral power, strength and excellence of…

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