<ul><li>35That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, "Let us go over to the other side." 36Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. 37A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. 38Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, "Teacher, don't you care if we drown?" 39He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, "Quiet! Be still!" Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. </li></ul><ul><li> 40He said to his disciples, "Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?" </li></ul><ul><li> 41They were terrified and asked each other, "Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!" </li></ul>
Fears that people learn <ul><li>Fear of animals – zoophobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of numbers – arithmophobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of taking a bath – ablutophobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of crossing the street – agyrophobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of garlic – alliunphobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of opinions – allodoxaphobia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of men – androphophia </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of sourness - acerophobia </li></ul>
Complete list <ul><li>Fear of (A - L)Phobia Fear of (M - Z)Phobiaaccidentsdystychiphobia machinerymechanophobiaageinggerascophobia madnessmaniaphobia (see also insanity)air sicknessaeronausiphobia magicrhabdophobia (see also beaten, being)air (fresh), draughtsaerophobia (see also flying) making changes or movingtrophophobiaalcoholmethyphobia many thingspolyphobiaalcohol (drinking)dipsophobia marriagegamophobiaalone (being) or oneself or lonelinessautophobia materialismhylephobia (see also woods)amphibians, such a frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, etcbatrachophobia meatcarnophobiaamnesiaamnesiophobia medicine (taking)pharmacophobiaanimalszoophobia memoriesmnemophobiaanimals (wild)agrizoophobia menandrophobiaangry (becoming)angrophobia meningitismeningitophobiaanimal skin, furdoraphobia menstruationmenophobiaantsPmyrmecophobia mercuruial medicineshydrargyophobiaasymmetrical thingsasymmetriphobia metalmetallophobiaataxiaataxiophobia meteorsmeteorophobiaatomic energynucleomitophobia micemusophobiaatomic explosionsatomosophobia microbesmicrobiophobiaattackscelerophobia mindpsychophobiaauroral lightsauroraphobia mirrorscatoptrophobiaautomobilesmotorphobia missilesballistrophobia (see also bullets)bad mens, burglarsscelerophibia mites, ticksacarophobiabacteriabacillophobia mole rat (great)zemmiphobiabald (becoming)phalacrophobia money (touching)chrematophobiabaldnesspeladophobia monsters (or giving birth to monster)teratophobiabathingbathophobia (see also depth) moonselenophobiabeardspogonophobia mother-in-lawpentheraphobiabeaten (being)rhabdophobia (see also magic) mothsmottephobiabed (going to)clinophobia motion or movementkinesophobiabeesapiphobia motor vehiclesmotophobiabeggarshobophobia mushroom (aversion to)mycophobiabearing a deformed child or deformed peopleteratophobia musicmusicophobiabeing evaluated negatively in social situationssocial phobia myths, stories and lyingmythophobiabicyclesornithophobia name (a particular name or word)onomatophobiabirdsmelanophobia narrownessanginaphobiablack (colour)scotomaphobia needlesenetophobiablindness in visual fieldcyclophobia needles, pinsbelonephobiabloodhemaphobia blushingerythrophobia (see also red) new things or ideascenophobia or centophobiabody odourbromhidrosiphobia nightnoctiphobiabogies or the bogeymanbogyphobia noiseacoustiphobiaBolsheviksBolshephobia nosebleedsepistaxiophobiabooksbibliophobia novelty, newnesscainophobiabound (being) or tied upmerinthophobia nuclear weaponsnucleomituphobiabowel movements (painful)defecaloesiophobia brain diseasemeningitophobia numbersarithmophobiabridges (crossing)gephyrophobia number 13triskaidekaphobiabuildings (high)batophobia objects (large)megalophobiabulletsballistophobia (see also missiles) objects (pointed)aichmophobiabullstaurophobia objects (sacred)hierophobiaburied alive (being)taphephobia objects (small)tapinophobiacancercarcinomophobia objects (at the right side of the body)dextrophobiacatsailurophobia odour (one that has vile)autodysomophobiaCelts, CelticCeltophobia old (growing)gerascophobiacemeteriescoimetrophobia old (people)gerontophobiacertain placestopophobia (see also performing) open spaces, crowded public places like markets, leaving a safe placeagoraphobiachallenges to official doctrine or of radical deviationheresyphobia or hereiophobia opinions (others')allodoxaphobiachangesmetathesiophobia opposite sexsexophobiachanges (making)tropophobia otterslutraphobiachemicals or working with chemicalschemophobia outer spacespacephobiachickensalektorophobia overworkingponophobiachildbirth or pregnancytocophobia painalgophobiaChina, ChineseSinophobia paperpapyrophobiachinsgeniophobia parasitesparasitophobiachoking or of being smotheredpnigophobia parents-in-lawsoceraphobiacholeracholerophobia peanut butter sticking to the roof of the moutharachibutyrophobiaclockschronomentrophobia pellagrapellagrophobiaclothesvestiophobia cloudsnephophobia clownscoulrophobia peopleanthropophobia (see also society)churchecclesiophobia performing (stagefright)topophobia (see also places (certain))coituscoitophobia persons with amputationsapotemnophobiacoldcheimaphobia philosophy, philosophersphilosophobiacolourschromophobia phobiasphobophobiacometscometophobia physical injurytraumatophobia (see also war)complex scientific or (Greek) termsHellenologophobia pins, needlesbelonephobiacomputerscomputerphobia places (certain)topophobia (see also performing)constipationcoprostasophobia places (steep)cremnophobiacontagious (being)tapinophobia plantsbotanophobiacookingmageirocophobia pleasurehedonophobiacosmickosmikophobia poetrymetrophobiacrossing streetsagiophobia pointed objectsaichmophobiacrowded roomskoinoniphobia poison or of being accidently poisonedtoxiphobiacrowdsdemophobia poisonsiophobia (see also rust)crucifixes or crossesstaurophobia poliomyelitis (contracting)poliosophobiacrystals or glasscrystallophobia politicians or abnormal dislikepoliticophobiadampness, liquids or moisturehygrophobia popepapaphobiadancingchorophobia povertypeniaphobiadarknessnyctophobia precipicescremnophobiadawneosophobia progressprosophobiadaylightphengophobia propertyorthophobiadeath, corpsesnecrophobia decaying matterseptophobia pseudo-rabieskynophobia (see also rabies)decisions (making)decidophobia punishmentpoinephobiadefecation (painful)defecalgesiophobia purpleporphyrophobiadeformitydysmorphophobia rabieshydrophobia (see also pseudo-rabies)demons, goblinsbogyphobia radiation, X-raysradiophobiadentistsdentophobia railwayssiderodromophobiadependence on otherssoteriophobia rainombrophobiadepthbathophobia (see also bathing) devils, evil spiritsdemonophobia rederythrophobia (see also blushing)diabetesdiabetophobia relativessyngenesophobiadining, dinner conversationdeipnophobia religious ceremoniesteletophobiadirt, germsmysophobia reptiles or creepy, crawly thingsherpetophobiadirt (on oneself)automysophobia responsibilityhypengyophobiadiseasebisiogibua ridiculekatagelophobiadisease (hereditary)patriophobia riding in vehiclesamaxophobiadisease, illnesspathophobia right-hand side of the body (objects on)dextrophobiadisease (particular)monopathophobia rivers or running waterpotamophobiadisease (rectal or rectum)proctophobia or rectophobia robbersharpaxophobiadisease (skin)dermatosiophobia rooms (empty)kenophobiadizziness or whirlpoolsdinophobia rooms (crowded)koinoniphobiadoctorsiatrophobia ruin or ruinsatephobiadogscynophobia Russia, RussianRussophobiadolls and childrenpedophobia rustiophobia (see also poisons)double visiondiplopiaphobia sacred objects or priestshierophobiadraughts, fresh air, air swallowingaerophobia (see also flying) saintshagiophobiadraughts, windsanemophobia SatanSatanophobiadreamsoneirophobia scabiesscabiophobiadreams (wet)oneirogmophobia school (of going to)didaskaleinophobiadrink (usually alcohol)potophobia scientific terms (complex) or Greek termsHellenologophobiadrugspharmacophobia scratched (being)amychophobiadrugs (new)neopharmaphobia seathalassophobiadrynessxerophobia spermatophobiadustamathophobia sermonshomilophobiaDutchdutchphobia duty or responsibility (neglect of)paralipophobia electricityelectrophobia emetics, vomitingemetophobia empty rooms/spaces or voidskenophobia enclosed spacesclithrophobia shadowssciophobiaEngland, EnglishAnglophobia shellfishostraconophobiaeverythingpanophobia shockhormephobiaevil spirits, devilsdemonophobia sinhamartophobiaexcrementcoprophobia single (staying)anuptaphobiaeyesommatophobia sitting downthaasophobiaeyes (opening one's)optophobia sitting stillcathisophobia skin lesionsdermatophobiafabrics (particular)textophobia skin diseasedermatosiophobiafailure or defeatkakorrhaphiophobia Slavs, SlavicSlavophobiafat (becoming)obesophobia sleepsomniphobiafatiguekopophobia slimeblennophobiafearphobophobia small objectstapinophobiafeathers (tickled by)pteronophobia smellsolfactophobiafecal matterscatophobia snakesophidiophobiafecescoprophobia snowchionophobiafeverpyrexiphobia society or people in generalanthropophobiafigure 8octophobia solitudeautophobiafilthrhypophobia sournessacerophobiafirepyrophobia space (outer)spacephobiafirearmshoplophobia spaces (enclosed)clithrophobiafishchthyphobia spaces (open)agoraphobiaflashes of lightselaphobia speakinglaliohobia or lalophobiaflavoursgeumophobia speaking aloudphonophobiafloodsantlophobia spectresspectrophobiaflowersanthophobia speedtachophobiaflutesaulophobia spidersarachnophobiaflyingaerophobia (see also air (fresh), draughts) stage frighttopophobia (see also places (certain))foghomichlophobia stairs, climbing or of falling down stairsclimacophobiafood or eatingcibophobia standingstasiphobiaforeigners or strangersxenophobia standing and walkingstasibasiphobiaforestshylophobia starssiderophobiaforgotten (being), forgettingathazagoraphobia (see also ignored) staying singleanuptaphobiaFrance, FrenchFrancophobia stealingcleptophobiafreedomeleutherophobia stepfathervitricophobiafresh air, draughtsaerophobia (see also flying) stepmothernovercaphobiaFriday the 13thparaskavedekatriaphobia stoopingkyphophobiafrost, ice, extreme coldcryophobia stories, myths and lyingmythophobiafur, animal skindoraphobia streets (crossing)agiophobiagaietycherohobia stringscnidophobiagarlicalliumphobia stutteringpsellismophobia sunlightheliophobiagermsspermatophobia or spermophobia surgerytomophobiaGermany, GermansGermanophobia swallowing or of eating or of being eatenphagophobiaghostsphasmophobia symbolssymbolophobia symmetrysymmetrophobiaglasshyelophobia or hyalophobia syphilissyphiliphobiagoblins, demonsbogyphobia taking teststestophobiaGod or religiontheophobia talkinglaliophobiagoldaurophobia tapewormstaeniophobiagood news (hearing)euphobia tastegeumaphobia or geumophobiagravitybarophobia technologytechnophobiaGreek (or complex scientific) termsHellenologophobia teeth and dental surgeryodontophobiahairchaetophobia teleologyteleophobiahair diseasetrichinophobia telephonestelephonophobiahalloweensamhainophobia termites, insects that eat woodisopterophobiaheart attackangionophobia tests (taking)testophobiaheart diseasecardiophobia tetanus (lockjaw)tetanophobiaheatthermophobia theatrestheatrophobiaheavenuranophobia theologytheologicophobiaheightsacrophobia thieveskleptophobiahellhadephobia thinkingphronemophobiahigh buildingsbatophobia thunder and lightningkeraunophobiahigh places (looking up at)anablephobia ticks, mitesacarophobiahigh places (open)aeroacrophobia timechronophobiahome, house or being in a housedomatophobia toads, frogsbatrachophobiahome (returning to)nostophobia tombstonesplacophobiahomophobia touching, being touchedaphephobiahorseshippophobia touching moneychrematophobiahospitalsnosocomephobia trains, railroads or train travelsiderodromophobiahurricanes & tornadoeslilapsophobia travelhodophobiahypnotizedhypnophobia tremblingtremophobiaice, frostcryophobia treesdendrophobiaideasideophobia trichinosistrichinohobiaignored (being)athazagoraphobia tuberculosisphthisiophobiaillness, diseasepathophobia tyrantstyrannophobiaimmobility (of a joint)ankylophobia uglinesscacophobiaimperfectionatelophobia undressing (in front of someone)dishabillophobiainfectionmolysomophobia untidinessataxiophobiainfinityapeirophobia urine or urinatingurophobiainjectionstrypanophobia vaccination, vaccinesvaccinophobiainjury (physical)traumatophobia (see also war) vegetableslachanophobiainsanitylyssophobia (see also madness) vehicles, riding inamaxophobiainsectsentomophobia venereal diseasecypridophobiainsect stingscnidophobia ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues : anything that falsely represents a sentient beingautomatonophobiaitching or of the insects that cause itchingacarophobia vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking downillyngophobiaJapan, JapaneseJapanophobia jealousyzelophobia vision (double)diplophobiaJews, JudaismJudaeophobia vomiting, emeticsemetophobiajumping (from both high and low places)jcatapedaphobia walkingbasiphobiajusticedikephobia walking and standingstasibasiphobia walloonswalloonphobiakneesgenuphobia wartraumatophobia (see also injury (physical)) ablutophobiakidney deseasealbuminurophobia washing oneselfablutophobiaknowledgeepistemophobia waspsspheksophobialakeslimnophobia wasting sicknesstabophobialarge objectsmegalophobia waterhydrophobialaughtergelophobia waves (sea), of wavelike motioncymophobialawsuitsliticaphobia weakness or faintingasthenophobialearningsophophobia weight (gaining)obesophobia or pocrescophobialefthanded, things to the leftsinistrophobia wealthplutophobialeft hand side of the body (objects on)levophobia white (colour)leukophobialeprosyleprophobia wineoenophobialicepediculophobia witches and witchcraftwiccaphobialightphotophobia womengynaephobialight (flashes of)selaphobia women (beautiful)venustaphobialightningastraphobia woodshylephobia (see also materialism)lights (glaring)photaugiophobia wooden objectsxylophobialights (northern)auroraphobia work or functioning/surgeon's fear of operatingergasiophobialocked in (being), confined spacesclaustrophobia wormsscoleciphobialong waitsmacrophobia worms (being infested with)helminthophobialooked at (being)scopophobia wrinkles (getting)rhytiphobialove (falling or being in)philophobia writinggraphophobialove playmalaxophobia (sarmassophobia) writing (in public)scriptophobialying, myths and storiesmythophobia wrongdoingpeccatiphobia X-rays, radiationradiophobia yellow (colour or the word)xanthophobia </li></ul>
I. Do not focus on the PROBLEM 37A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. (NIV) A huge storm came up. Waves poured into the boat, threatening to sink it. (The Message)
I Samuel 17:8-11 <ul><li>8 Goliath stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, "Why do you come out and line up for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not the servants of Saul? Choose a man and have him come down to me. 9 If he is able to fight and kill me, we will become your subjects; but if I overcome him and kill him, you will become our subjects and serve us." 10 Then the Philistine said, "This day I defy the ranks of Israel! Give me a man and let us fight each other." 11 On hearing the Philistine's words, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and terrified. </li></ul>
“ On hearing the Philistine's words, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and terrified.”
II. Do not focus on the POWER 39He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, "Quiet! Be still!" Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.
Awesome display of power <ul><li>“ Then the wind died down and it was completely calm .” </li></ul><ul><li>Mark records a number of great miracles performed by Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Everything that Jesus did was a show stopper </li></ul>
III. Focus on the PERSON 41They were terrified and asked each other, "Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!
What is the story about? <ul><li>Is it to show the unbelief of the disciples? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it simply to display the awesome power of Jesus? </li></ul><ul><li>Or, there is more to story? </li></ul>
Who is Jesus to you? (Mt. 16) <ul><li>13“…What are people saying about who the Son of Man is?" 14They replied, "Some think he is John the Baptizer, some say Elijah, some Jeremiah or one of the other prophets." </li></ul><ul><li> 15“…And how about you? Who do you say I am?" 16Simon Peter said, "You're the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of the living God." </li></ul>
How can we overcome our fears? <ul><li>Recognize the presence of the problem </li></ul>
How can we overcome our fears? <ul><li>See the true magnitude of the problem </li></ul>
How can we overcome our fears? <ul><li>Focus on the bigness of God </li></ul>