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Faith and Fear

Sometimes we find ourselves here...

Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice, And be gracious to me and answer me. When You said,"Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O Lord, I shall seek." Do not hide Your face from me. Do not turn Your servant away in anger; You have been my help; Do not abandon me nor forsake me, O God of my salvation. Psalm 27:7-9

We are in the depths of fear, longing for an answer to our tear-stained prayers, we can turn to the Word of God and find help...

[Jesus said to them,] 
"Do not be afraid any longer, only believe." 
Mark 5: 36

And so we do our best to believe, but still we do not receive an answer or relief from our longing. What are we to do?

I would have despaired unless I  had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord Be strong and let your heart take  courage; Yes, wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:13-14

That is often the greatest wait for God's answer. He will answer, a…