“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid …”
2 Timothy 1:7 NIV
These are the words of Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus, to Timothy, who was like a son to him. At that time, just as it is today, life was challenging and characterized by fear, uncertainty and doubt. When human beings lose control and the world seems to go off its rails, it is understandable that people become afraid and grasp for something to hold onto. In itself, this is not a problem, but it becomes an issue when fears gain control over people and paralyze them so that they can no longer think clearly.