“Don’t worry about it.”
Have you ever had those words said to you? Did it work? Probably not!
Easy words to say, but
impossible hard to put into practice.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve taken residence one too many times in Worryville.
It is kind of interesting that the words anxious and anxiety aren’t found in the Greek. Usually we find the word worry.
The the Greek word translated do not worry literally means; to be drawn in different directions.
Worry will pull us apart from the presence of God.
When we are tempted to worry about things in our life, we need to look at Philippians 4:6 – it reads “ do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God”.
We need to be praying about every need, situation and problem in our lives.
In 1Peter 5:7 it says cast all your worries on God, because he cares for you.
We can bring our worries and fears to Jesus, and he will exchange them with His peace in all that we need to face every situation.
All the water in the world
However hard it tried,
Could never sink a mighty ship
Unless it gets inside.
Sail on sailor!
Lord, forgive me for all the times I’ve spent worrying about so many things. Help me to keep my focus on you not the problem but your many provisions you give us daily. Let my thoughts be directed to your word. Let me learn to take captive of each and every thought. Father you have everything we have need of, you are faithful and true. I give thanks and praise to you.
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