Dad Faces His Fears

Volume 7 | Issue 33

Video Link

https://youtu.be/ZDdk90sNpmE

Topic

Fear, overcoming

Bible Verse(s)

Exodus 14:13

Discussion Starter

Sometimes you might look at adults and assume they've got it all together. Wrong! Each of us, no matter how old or wise we are, have things in our life that we're afraid of. And the truth is that at some point we're going to have to deal with it.

In this video a daughter records her dad, hilariously, coming face-to-face with his fear of heights.

In Exodus, Moses provides us with an awesome example of standing up to our fears and overcoming them. In his case, he overcame many fears-- a fear of public speaking, a fear of leading, a fear of facing up to his past, and many other things. You know what's cool? Since the people knew he overcame his fears to help them they were able to face their own fears as they fled captivity in Egypt:
"Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again."

3 Questions

1. What is one of your biggest fears or phobias?
2. Would you rather stand at the edge of a giant cliff or be locked in a room with snakes?
3. When was a time you overcame a fear?

Chew on this

Are all fears worth overcoming?

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