Part IV: No Fear In Love

Two Are Better Than One

There is no greater love than the love of the Father, and love never fails. Imagine Jeremiah’s reaction as God spoke these words to him:

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart;
I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. ~Jeremiah 1:5

Jeremiah responded with a strong fear of inadequacy — I do not know how to speak; I am too young. God immediately stopped this negative self talk and issued a stern directive. 

Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you. ~Jeremiah 1:7-8

What I suspect is that Jeremiah didn’t yet realize that God was with him and would fully equip him to walk in his purpose. Like…

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