Why fear must be had

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posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 12:08 AM
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Many of the faith wonder why they have nightmares. No, the devil is not dragging you to hell or trying to scare you. The answer is simple, you must know fear while being here in the physical. Father sometimes has to remind ones here that fear is needed.

Some examples:
While driving, fear keeps you in line of causing danger to self or others, or police action. (Texting while driving, speeding, etc.)
Fear of death or starvation, keeps you prepared to walk that hike in the woods.

If fear was not had, some would think they are invincible and encounter danger along their path.

Some may ask, isn't this where faith comes into play? Yes, in a sense it does. But, you can still cause physical harm to self or others, by being fearless. The same goes with worry. Brother stated to all, do not worry about what you will eat or wear. But, some worry is to be had. As you worry about how you will pay your bills, it causes you to go out and seek ways to make ends meet.

Some may say, well what about how Father protected those in the bible, isn't fear the opposite of having faith in God? Always fearing or always worrying is lack of faith. But, a small dose of each, will also keep the protection intact. Most of the stories in the Word, where people overcame danger is because they had to go through said danger unintentional. Where intentional danger, for example jumping off a cliff, testing Father to see if he will save you, is not going to go well for you.

Father sends other signs of keeping a small dose of fear as well. Accidents and mishaps are big attention grabbers. As you are now more inclined to "pay attention" next time.




posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 12:54 AM
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I think we have different concepts about what fear is. I don't really see the examples you gave as examples of fear.

I don't do stupid things when I drive because it doesn't work out well for me to wreck my car or injure myself or others. It's not that I'm afraid, I would just rather be healthy and have a driveable car.

I don't really fear death, but at this time I would prefer not to die. Those are descisions not based on fear.

A decision based on fear would be like you are walking down the street, you see a lion, you get scared and you run. Now that is a perfectly natural fear, the kind that has kept us from going extinct. It could still be wrong, though. Maybe if you overcame your fear and thought, you might think that the lion must have came from a zoo or circus. Maybe it's trained. Maybe running makes you look like prey. Maybe the best thing to do is back away slowly.

And then there are irrational phobias like spiders or the number 13.

Fear is a very natural and useful survival mechanism. Intellect is better. The key is not to let fear overide reason.

As for the Father sending us little signs here and there, well, I certainly can't dispute that.



posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 02:06 AM
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I don't do stupid things when I drive because it doesn't work out well for me to wreck my car or injure myself or others. It's not that I'm afraid, I would just rather be healthy and have a driveable car.


Yes, none of my posts that I put on here, are give all answers that apply to all. But, for many that fear of getting into a wreck to avoid not having a car, keeps them in line. Some may not call it fear, some may call it just worry. Many have different views on what fear is to them.

But, the lion example you shared is a good example of natural fear.



posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 03:13 AM
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jhill76
Many of the faith wonder why they have nightmares. No, the devil is not dragging you to hell or trying to scare you. The answer is simple, you must know fear while being here in the physical. Father sometimes has to remind ones here that fear is needed.

Some examples:
While driving, fear keeps you in line of causing danger to self or others, or police action. (Texting while driving, speeding, etc.)
Fear of death or starvation, keeps you prepared to walk that hike in the woods.

If fear was not had, some would think they are invincible and encounter danger along their path.

Some may ask, isn't this where faith comes into play? Yes, in a sense it does. But, you can still cause physical harm to self or others, by being fearless. The same goes with worry. Brother stated to all, do not worry about what you will eat or wear. But, some worry is to be had. As you worry about how you will pay your bills, it causes you to go out and seek ways to make ends meet.

Some may say, well what about how Father protected those in the bible, isn't fear the opposite of having faith in God? Always fearing or always worrying is lack of faith. But, a small dose of each, will also keep the protection intact. Most of the stories in the Word, where people overcame danger is because they had to go through said danger unintentional. Where intentional danger, for example jumping off a cliff, testing Father to see if he will save you, is not going to go well for you.

Father sends other signs of keeping a small dose of fear as well. Accidents and mishaps are big attention grabbers. As you are now more inclined to "pay attention" next time.


Apparently fear and excitement elicit the same physiological responses...exciting situations are often infused with real or irrational fear...
Thrillseekers crave an indescribeable feeling akin to spiritual infusion.
Dervishes, whirl the brain to upset gravity.
Shamans poison themselves to the edges of insanity, death or enlightenment.

As feedback mechanism, fear has its purpose. As transcendent experience (voluntary or involantary) perhaps necessary...some 'vehicles' need the jumpstart.

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posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 05:42 AM
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Op. As one who has gone thru a Amagydala Fear Overload and come out on the other side you can only describe your views where you have a need for fear. If you where fearless instead you would not have the same outlook as you do. If you need fear then fear. If you find it a useless emotion because you know things that others do not, then do not fear.

"I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing......Only I will remain."

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