“They were filled with fear. And the angel said to them, ‘Fear not.’”
– Luke 2:9-10
That is the essence of our relationship with God.
Us filled with fear, defensiveness, struggling to survive. God refilling us with the opposite.
Three things flow from this:
1. We are chosen, specifically. And it is not because of our stature.
2. In general, our default is fear or fighting. God’s desire is to change that.
3. And God always brings comfort to his people.
God’s message is good. One we’re always better for leaning into.