Fear not. Trust in God

Fear not. Trust in God.


73. Fear not. Trust in God and don’t be afraid God is with us: The various writings from the different religions of God tell us to not fear but to trust in God. If we truly have complete trust in God, there is nothing for us to fear because He is with us: Jewish symbols star-8pix JUDAISM: 4 Ezra: 6:32 “For thy voice is heard before The Most High; for The Mighty hath seen thy righteous dealing, He hath seen also thy chastity, which thou hast had ever since thy youth. And therefore hath He sent me to shew thee all these things, and to say unto thee, Be of good comfort and fear not.” Deuteronomy: 31:6 “Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for The LORD thy God, He it is that doth go with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.” Proverbs: 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” Isaiah: 41:13“For I The LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.” 1 Chronicles: 28:20 “Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for The LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.” the cross-5pix CHRISTIANITY: 1 Corinthians: 16:10 “Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of The Lord, as I also do.” 2 Timothy: 1:7 “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” Hebrews: 13:6 “The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear.” Luke: 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”  

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “I have no control over what profiteth Me or harmeth Me, but as My Lord pleaseth. Indeed God is Self-Sufficient and He, My Lord, standeth supreme over all things.” 

          (The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 64) 

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 38. “We said: ‘Get ye down all from here; and if, as is sure, there comes to you guidance from Me,’ whosoever follows My guidance on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.” 

          (The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   2) 

Islamic symbol-5pix 51. “Nothing will happen to us except what Allah (God) has decreed for us: He is our Protector’: and on Allah let the believers put their trust.” 

          (The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah   9) 

Islamic symbol-5pix 62. “Behold! verily on the friends of Allah there is no fear, nor shall they grieve;” 

          (The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surah 10) 

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: “Who washes away all things of fear….. For His brightness and glory, I will offer Him (Mazda) a sacrifice worth being heard.” 

(Zoroaster, The Zend-Avesta, Khorda Avesta – Book of Common Prayer pt. 1) 

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: “Having put away Passion, and fear, and rage;- hath even now, obtained deliverance, ever and ever freed. Yea! for he knows Me Who Am.” (Brahma) 

          (Hindu, Bhagavad Gita (Edwin Arnold tr) chapter 5) 

Hindu symbol 5-pix 15. “If a man clearly beholds this Self as God, and as the Lord of all that is and will be, then he is no more afraid.” 

(Hindu, Upanishads vol. 2, Brihadaranyaka-Upanishad Part 3) 

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pix BUDDHISM: 14.“Driven by fear, men take to many a refuge, in mountains, forests, parks, sacred groves and shrines, but these are not a secure kind of refuge. He who has gone to Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha for refuge, though, this is a secure refuge, this is the ultimate refuge; by taking to this refuge one is indeed released from all (fear and) suffering.” “When a man venerates those worthy of veneration, be they Buddhas or their disciples, who have transcended all obstacles and passed beyond sorrow and tears – venerating such as these, whose passions are extinguished and for whom there is no further source for fear; no one can calculate how great his merit is.”  

          (Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 1 (tr. J. Richards)) 

Dharma wheel Buddhist symbols-5pix “If he is to realize Nirvana, he must pass beyond the realm of consciousness. In highest Samadhi when consciousness has been transcended, he has passed beyond discrimination and knowledge, beyond any reach of change or fear. He is already enjoying Nirvana.” (Buddha, Transcendental Sutra) 

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Look upon me with Your eyes and pity me in Your heart! Support me with Your strength, clothe me with Your glory, cover me with Your light. Cut me not off from Yourself! And put far from me fear, dread and terror.” (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 410) 

Mandaean symbol1 “In the name of The Great Life (God)! Hear me, my Father, hear me! Draw me upward (O) Great One.” “Deliver me from the hands of the wicked, and loosen my feet from the bonds of death.” I shall not fear anymore. (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapters 80 and 410) 

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “SAY, verily any one follower of this Faith can, by the leave of God, prevail over all who dwell in heaven and earth and in whatever lieth between them; for indeed this is, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the one true Faith. Therefore fear ye not, neither be ye grieved.” 

          (The Bab, Selections from the Writings of the Bab, p. 153) 

The shrine10 pix “Fear not,’ was His reply. ‘Do as you have been bidden, and commit Us to the care of the Almighty.”’ 

The Bab: (Shoghi Effendi, The Dawn-Breakers, p. 309) 

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “In the name of God and by His grace!’ immerse thyself therein. Let the fear of no one dismay thee. Trust in the Lord, thy God, for He is sufficient unto whosoever trusteth in Him. He, verily, shall protect thee, and in Him shalt thou abide in safety.” 

          (Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gems of Divine Mysteries, p. 60) 

the greatest name 8 pix“Whoso hath known God shall know none but Him, and he that feareth God shall be afraid of no one except Him, though the powers of the whole earth rise up and be arrayed against him.” 

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 126)