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The LORD says “I AM. Fear not.”

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God never changed, and never forgot His promise to be with His children. Through Isaiah He reminded Israel: ‘this is what the LORD says, HE who created you, fear not. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you’ (Isaiah 43:1-3). This brings us to the disciples on the Sea of Galilee centuries later. Jesus saw them laboring in their boat, passing through dangerous waters. Then He did what God said He would do – “When you pass through the waters I will be with you”. He came to them, though it involved an astounding act of power. He identified Himself with the God of Moses, Isaiah and Zechariah, saying ‘I AM. Fear not!’ And this brings us to you, wherever you are this moment and whatever your circumstances. The LORD says “I AM. Fear not.” God bless you. REINHRD BONNKE

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1 Sarah R = "God never changed, and God never changes!"I the LORD do not change." - Malachi 3:6The Father "does not change like shifting shadows." - James 1:17"
2 Sarah R = "This is a Bible quote from Isaiah 43:2."
3 Sarah R = "Exodus 3:14, "God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"John 8:58, "Very truly I tell you," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was born, I am!""
4 Sarah R = "The Bible tells us nearly 250 times to fear God. Yet here God is saying, "Fear not". Is this a contradiction? No. A look at Jesus' words help us to see the difference. Jesus said in Matthew 10:28, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell." John also records Jesus in John 16:33 as adding, "In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."In other words, we are to not fear the world or the circumstances we face. We are to trust in God, that He has it all under control.See also "Why are we to dread God when judgment is falling?" and associated explanations."