Our Lord wants us to bravely confess Him to the unbelieving world. He will enable us also. Encouraging message with reference to the life of Scot heroes: Knox, Hamilton, Wishart.
Psalm 18:5-6 (KJV)
5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
6 In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.