22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
2Timothy 1:7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control (soundness of mind).
timid, that is, (by implication) faithless: - fearful.
The "fearful" are those who act in a powerless, unloving, and faithless way. Thus they have no control of themselves. "Self" rules their lives. This “spirit” does not come from God.
42 Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they did not confess it, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue;
43 for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.
Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.