Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.
I am not afraid of the multitude of people who attack me from all directions.
When the godly see this, they will be filled with awe, and will mock the evildoer, saying:
2 Kings 6:15
The prophet's attendant got up early in the morning. When he went outside there was an army surrounding the city, along with horses and chariots. He said to Elisha, "Oh no, my master! What will we do?"
2 Chronicles 20:15
He said: "Pay attention, all you people of Judah, residents of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat! This is what the Lord says to you: 'Don't be afraid and don't panic because of this huge army! For the battle is not yours, but God's.
and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.
1 Peter 3:14
But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.
1 Samuel 28:15
Samuel said to Saul, "Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?" Saul replied, "I am terribly troubled! The Philistines are fighting against me and God has turned away from me. He does not answer me -- not by the prophets nor by dreams. So I have called on you to tell me what I should do."
Look, all who were angry at you will be ashamed and humiliated; your adversaries will be reduced to nothing and perish.
Look, I create the craftsman, who fans the coals into a fire and forges a weapon. I create the destroyer so he might devastate.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Do not be afraid of the things you are about to suffer. The devil is about to have some of you thrown into prison so you may be tested, and you will experience suffering for ten days. Remain faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown that is life itself.
Then war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.
2 Corinthians 5:6
Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we are alive here on earth we are absent from the Lord --