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Inspirational Quotes from Jackie Mize - Overcoming Fear and Be Confident with Yourself
You’ll find that fear is your number one enemy no matter what you are doing. The opposite of fear is faith. When you believe God for your health, for your finances, for your family or for anything else, fear is your number one enemy.
But we know what to do with fear. Say out loud, “I rebuke you fear in the name of Jesus. God has not given me a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. I have God’s perfect love and that perfect love casts out fear.” (2 Tim. 1:7; 1 John 4:18)
You rebuke fear, and fear leaves. But that’s a continuous thing. Fear doesn’t just leave and stay gone forever. It will come around again when you least expect it. So you need to learn to recognize the first symptom of fear, deal with it, get rid of it and go on.
The pain women experience in childbirth comes mostly from fear and lack of knowledge. This keeps them from being able to stay in control of the situation and keeps them from having the peace of God during labor and delivery.
Let me tell you, those afterbirth pains are under the same curse as any other pain. After you have your baby, keep talking to your body, keep telling it what to do. It is subject to you; you are not subject to your body. You can use the name of Jesus and make your body do what it needs to.
Faith is having confidence, being totally at peace – confident that it is all working. And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us (1 John 5:14)
Don’t make the mistake of telling everyone what you believe. It is enough to deal with the doubt and unbelief that come against your mind from the devil without having to answer to relatives and friends.
You don’t have to hide anything, but you can be discreet – just be in control. Do what you need to do to stay in control, but still be kind and act in love to everyone there. Sometimes that speaks the loudest and its one of the best testimonies we can have as a Christian.
A bit about Jackie Mize
Jackie Mize is the author of the books, “Supernatural Childbirth” – an inspirational, practical and realistic book about experiencing the promises of God concerning conception and delivery. She was told she could never have children. However, by unlocking powerful truths and dynamic faith principles, she and her husband, Terry, found in the Bible, they now have four miracle children ! Her story is a personal testimony of how a couple overcoming defeat and experienced supernatural childbirth.