Fear, I have said to myself over the past two years, is what I’m having for breakfast. Anxiety, whether I like it or not, is the bread and butter that sustains me. I lather it on in the morning and sip it down at night. Even my sleep is interrupted by strange and garish dreams.

I am not alone. I can’t count the number of people I know who are dealing with unprecedented levels of anxiety. And when I look at my children and the world they are inheriting, well, other words crowd in, like panic.

Is it any wonder that we are so quick to turn on each other? And then—once again—blame God for failing to make it all better? Worry can seem like the obvious, most rational way to manage the troubles that aren’t just lurking in the shadows but are coming out to bite my soul every time my phone glows with updates and texts.

In Recovering Our Sanity: How the Fear of God Conquers the Fears that Divide Us, Westminster Seminary theologian Michael Horton preaches a gospel of a peace that surpasses our current ways of understanding, an ordered mind that cools disordered desire, and a worshipful life that attends to the still, quiet, rational fear of God.

Horton works through every aspect of the Christian life. Are you anxious about the environment? Afraid of COVID-19? What about your freedom? Are you afraid of being canceled? Of people spreading wrong information online? What about being called racist? Or uncovering racism in your community? What about LGBT issues, or abortion? Amid all these pressing political and cultural questions, what about your own vocation? Do you have a purpose? Enough money to pay your bills? Are you stuck? In short, Horton names everything that could possibly be making you anxious and afraid, ...

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Recovering Our Sanity: How the Fear of God Conquers the Fears that Divide Us
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Recovering Our Sanity: How the Fear of God Conquers the Fears that Divide Us
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February 15, 2022
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320
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