“Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?”
Fear, worry and anxiety are, not surprisingly, intense as we continue to face the pandemic + the Storm we could call 2020.
We are told in our Bibles to be “anxious for nothing.”
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
It is possible to not be anxious.
In the end, anxiety/worry is that nagging, tormenting feeling that you cannot fully trust God.
We worry in 2020 because perhaps we’ve never felt so out of control. But just because we’re out of control doesn’t mean God isn’t in control.
— Pam Charette
There is hope TODAY that you can be free from worry/anxiety
1 Peter 5:6-7
6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time, 7 casting all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Exemption from care (worry/anxieties) goes along with humble submission (surrender) to God.
BOTTOM LINE: Living free from worry + anxiety requires acting on our trust in Jesus.
According to God’s word you can wage war on worry by doing these 4 things: