Fear and Distrust: Viruses of the Soul
There seems to be a lot of fear and distrust in our society today. Our leaders peddle it as tools of persuasion. The majority of news stories are negative, even horrific, and often breed fear and distrust. We all have our own internal fears and anxieties as well, things that motivate our thoughts and behavior consciously or unconsciously, regardless of external circumstances. As Orthodox Christians, how should we address our fear and distrust? What should we truly fear versus what often do fear? In this week’s class we will focus on what Christ teaches and demonstrates about these all too common viruses of the soul that can torment us.
Psalm 22 (LXX) or Psalm 23
Luke 12:4-5, 32
2 Timothy 2:17
Flights of Faith: Embracing the Spiritual Side-Effects of Fear – http://myocn.net/flights-faith-embracing-spiritual-side-ef…/
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