I am not one who likes to read the book of Job in the Bible, but this time the Lord opened my eyes to see the book of Job differently.
Job 3:25 “What I always feared has happened to me. What I dreaded has come true.”
In the beginning of the book of Job we see what Job feared and how that came true in his life. But God’s desire was to set Job free from his fears and He did it by taking Job through each of his fears and showing him how to overcome his fears.
Job 42:5 “I had only heard about You before, but now I have seen you with my own eyes.”
God wants to show us that the things we fear will only stop us from reaching all that God would have for us. It might be painful to overcome, but the end result is so much better because now we can, like Job did, see God is for him and with him in everything he goes through. It’s not enough to just “hear” about God, we need to see God in personal ways as we go through life with all the things that cause us to fear.