The victorious are those who seek God with all their will. They have recognized that this is the path to follow. They want to consecrate themselves to the Lord, and even though sometimes they stumble, they get up and continue on. Very few men belong to this class.
There are so many instances in the Gospel when Jesus tells us to not be afraid. Do you think He said that just because it sounds nice? He said it because He knew we would need to hear it – not once or twice, but over and over again.