Category Archives: Worry

Anxiety loses!

Total, Total, Total attack on anxiety! Continue reading

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Defeating worry

Many people waste too much time and energy on past regrets (leading to guilt and depression) or future fears (causing anxiety and fear). These feelings are intruders; thieves on a mission to steal our joy.
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Trust God at all times

Here’s a great quote from someone who practiced its truth in conditions far worse than most people ever experience. Continue reading

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When failure or fear become idols

Don’t waste life on past regrets and future fears! There are far better uses of our time and energy than wasting them dwelling on failures and fears.
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Resolve anxiety through worship

Overcoming anxiety through worship is found in a very significant connection between I Peter 5:6 and 5:7. In our battle against anxiety, we are called to be worshipful and watchful — resting confidently in the transcending and protective peace of God. Continue reading

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When faith causes doubts

Some struggle with doubt but faith has often caused me to struggle. Continue reading

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A discouraged servant of God (action points)

He became so despondent that he sat down under a tree and prayed to die. ‘I have had enough, Lord,’ he said. ‘Take my life” (I Kings 19:1-4). Continue reading

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His peace will guard you

Here’s a word from God that we need. Continue reading

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Comfort for those afraid of death

  In a NYT column titled, You Are Going to Die, Tim Kreider offered a transparent look at some of the realities of aging, suffering and death. The following line stood out to me: “….we don’t have a choice. You are older at … Continue reading

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Anxiety, worship and humility

Almost 2000 years ago, some of the most helpful counsel for dealing with anxiety was written. It’s found in a New Testament letter to a local Church.  “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, … Continue reading

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