Let God’s truth work in you by soaking in it, not by worrying into it. ~Oswald Chambers
“Worry is largely a matter of thinking about things at the wrong time.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Today Luke 12:25-26 NIV Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
Matthew 6:34 MSG “Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.”
Philippians 4:6-7 NIV Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Psalm 94:19 NASB When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.
“DO NOT WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW! This is not a suggestion, but a command.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence Matthew 6:34 NIV Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV But he said to me, […]
“Our culture pushes the limits as far as possible and then pushes again. Even our churches seem to adopt the viewpoint that perfection (and boundlessness) is mandatory and attainable….The truth is that spiritual leaders in churches, families, and communities not only have human needs, limitations and imperfections (like their followers), but some have unexamined emotional […]
“When caught in the pursuit of perfection, my focus is on the finished product, and I miss the daily fun….God doesn’t expect us to complete our entire life’s to-do list in one week!” from Joan C. Webb’s It’s a Wonderful Imperfect Life Matthew 6:34 NIV Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will […]
Luke 10:41-42 NIV “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” Psalm 46:10 NIV He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will […]
“Worry does nothing but deplete our energy and steal moments that we can never recover or reclaim.” from A Jane Austen Devotional