Fear is like the cruel and devious huckster peddling his merchandise of imitations of the real thing.
In our moments of vulnerability, fear can seize onto one thought until his cold firm grip leaves us shaking. Once he's gained access, fear cunningly tiptoes through the remaining rooms of the mind with a procession of lies until we are taken captive by his manufactured sense of reality like an acquiescent marionette in the hands of its controlling puppeteer.
But, let Jesus walk into the room, and His light cuts through the lies to reveal fear’s deception, and Truth tosses fear out the door exposing his powerlessness.
God's Word is a lamp; it’s the light that leads our way. Keep it close. Keep it burning. Truth is at the sight of one glimmer from His lamp, the cowardly huckster turns and runs.
Truth is - the Truth will make you free.
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life...
So, If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.