"For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and self control." Paul in 2 Timothy 1:7 NET
Fear is an emotion induced by a threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior, such as running away, hiding, or freezing in the midst of painful or traumatic events. (Adapted from Wikipedia).
"Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life." Donald Miller
According to one source, the top ten human fears are:
9. The unknown
- What is your biggest fear?
- How do you usually deal with fear?
- What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?