The Anti-Anxiety Remedy

November 21, 2012


Philippians 4:6
New International Version (NIV)
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

This scripture is a very well known scripture, one that we often quote even if only in part. We often say ‘be anxious f or nothing’. But the key to not be anxious is in the remainder of the verse. That part alone will not be enough for we cannot force ourselves to not be anxious just by determining we won’t. Continue reading

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Take Care

October 7, 2011

This week we have been talking about caring and the cares of this life.  We have learned that we must care about certain things to a certain degree, but when something begins to cause us concern that affects us adversely then we have crossed the line to anxiety which is fear.  And fear is distrust in God.

 

I don’t think as Christians our problem is that we don’t care enough, but we care too much.  We carry many burdens that we were never supposed to carry.  We reserve certain issues in our lives to carry while only bothering Father God with those things that “we just can’t take any more”.

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