Author: Ron Graham

Glossary Simplybible

Word Study: Boldness

Word family: boldness, boldly.


Synonyms: Courage, confidence, fearlessness


Related ideas: Zeal, strength, fear, David and Goliath, Daniel in prayer


Definitions: Boldness is an attitude of strong confidence in God, such that godly things are said and done openly without fear of the consequences.


Greek References: parreesia (literally "all speak") 3954 (Strong) cf 3956 pan, all and 4483 reo, spoken


Scripture:

  Boldness in prayer

  Boldness for the Judgment

  Boldness in speaking God’s word

  Boldness in life and death


Comment: Boldness is not arrogance. With arrogance, the trust is in self. With boldness, the trust is in God.


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