The Antidote for Fear
By Dr. Dale A. Robbins
The young Marine dressed in combat fatigues appeared suddenly at the door of my office. "I need to speak withe pastor immediately," he said to my startled secretary. "It's an emergency!" As I opened my door, I recognized his familiar face as one of our many military church members. The appearance of his face was flushed, he was obviously distressed.
"Come on in Frank," I said as I shook his hand. "How can I help you? Is everything okay?" I asked. "No, things are not okay," he replied with a broken voice. He looked nervously around as though worried he could be overheard. "I've just been through one of the most stressful ordeals of my life, and I need your prayer and counsel... to get this off my chest as soon as possible." Alarmed by his news, I could see that his large muscular frame was shaking... his chest heaved as he gulped for deep breaths. "So tell me... what's going on, Frank? I asked."
He looked up at me, and with apparent hesitancy, blurted one word cautiously. "Terrorism," he replied.
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