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Five Life Lessons About Courage From the Bible

1.  It teaches that we become courageous from doing right.  “For you will be successful if you carefully obey the decrees and regulations that the LORD gave to Israel through Moses. Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or lose heart!” 1Chronicles 22:13 NLV

2.  It teaches that courageous strength comes from waiting on God.  “Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD.” Psalm 27:14 NLV

3.  It teaches that courage comes from hope in the Lord.  “Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart, all you who hope in the LORD” Psalm 31:24 NLV

4.  It teaches that courage comes from having people around us that encourage us.  “Everyone helped his neighbor, and said to his brother, “Be of good courage!” Isaiah 41:6 NLV

5.  It teaches, most importantly, fearlessness and bravery come from God.  “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 NLV

Look up These Following Scriptures and be Encouraged

Psalm 23:4                                         Psalm 118:6

Joshua 1:9                                          Psalm 27:3

Corinthians 16:13                               2 Chronicles 20:17

Ephesians 6:10