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Words To Remember: Boldness
11/13/2015
Words To Remember: Boldness

Today's word conjurs up feelings of nervousness and uncertainty.  At least it does for me.  BOLDNESS.  Boldness.  boldness.  The more I consider it, the more insecure I become.But God has some specific things to say about being bold, and they are worth looking into, and worth living out.Hebrews 10:19 tells us that we should "have the confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus."  This is where boldness first comes into play. We can be bold in approaching our God.  The God!  We can boldly come to Him.  This is where boldness begins.  In our seeking our Heavenly Father.  We can go to God in condfidence.  And this is the beginning of boldness and power.Then 1 Corinthians 16:13 says "Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong."  With the confidence that we have through The Lord, we can go boldly into our days.  We can stand firm in our faith.  We can be courageous and strong.  Our boldness, our confidence comes from the Lord and with Him we can do anything.But take note.  Let's keep reading in 1 Corinthians, for the very next verse says, "Do everything in love." (italics mine)  God does not empower us to boldness so we can go out and judge the world, judge others.  God empowers us to love in a mighty way.  TO LOVE IN A MIGHTY WAY. ...