Psychologists tell us that we are born with two fears:
The fear of falling and
The fear of loud noises
Every other fear is learned.
Quick think of how many things you are afraid of – sharks and horror movies are at the top of my list.
In the love note from God we’ve been reading together we find this promise:
Perfect love drives out fear.
God love (the only perfect love I know of) takes away our fears and as John writes a few verses later, enables us to overcome the world.