Finding faith in fear is challenging in the best of times. Fear is rarely experienced in the best of times so finding faith in the midst of fear is a miracle of God. Faith is defined as a mysterious place where we find courage to believe in what we cannot see and in so doing can let go of our uncertainty.
In these verses (Matthew 10:24-28), the LORD Jesus is saying that it is unhealthy for us to take relationships with people more seriously than our relationship with God. The apostle John talks about those who rejected the LORD Jesus in his day saying: "For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God"