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Refuse to Worry | Devotional by John Grant

Humble yourselves, therefore, under Gods mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7 Perhaps you remember the poster boy of Mad Magazine, Alfred E. Neuman, always with the tag line of: What, me worry? God didnt create us... Read more

Worry Is Like A Rocking Chair – Encouragement Café – November 4

Worry Is Like A Rocking Chair By Dawn NeelyDo not worry about anything but by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.  And the peace that passes all understanding shall guard your heart and mind through Jesus Christ. Philippians 4:6-7Havent we all heard this verse from childhood? Dont worry, everything... Read more

Caught Between Trust and Worry – Girlfriends in God – November 2, 2020

November 2, 2020Caught Between Trust and Worry Gwen SmithTodays TruthWhen I am afraid, I will put my trust in you (Psalm 56:3, NIV).Friend to FriendThe prophet Isaiah said, Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor is his ear to dull to hear. (Isaiah 59:1) Though I know in my heart... Read more

10 Reasons You Truly Have Nothing to Worry About

Susan Aken iBelieve Contributing Writer Worry imagines the worst.Toilet paper flew off the shelves when we heard pandemic. Basic items became scarce, causing many to selfishly hoard. When were afraid, self-preservation kicks in and anxiety rules. Feeling powerless, many of us experience sleepless nights. Ive worried about my family, the pandemic, division, hatred, increasing violence,... Read more

The internet giants know everything about us – and that should worry everyone

Not to be trusted?(Photo: Unsplash/Pawe Czerwiski)Every now and then a book or a film comes along that is transformative both at a personal and societal level. Douglas Murray's The Madness of Crowds is one such book published this year.  As for films, the Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma is perhaps the most important film of the decade.... Read more

Amid Pandemic, Domestic and Sexual Abuse Is Skyrocketing, Activists Worry That News Is Being Buried

Amid Pandemic, Domestic and Sexual Abuse Is Skyrocketing, Activists Worry That News Is Being Buried VATICAN CITY (RNS) Elections in the United States, a global pandemic and human rights protests have crowded the news coverage for most of 2020.But activists and sexual abuse survivors continue to ask that the protection of minors and vulnerable adults... Read more

Why Worry When You Can Pray – Beloved Women – August 24, 2020

Why Worry When You Can Pray - Beloved Women - August 24, 2020READ: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Philippians 4:6 ESV) TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: In light of the challenges the Apostle Paul is facing while writing to the Church... Read more

What ‘Do Not Worry About Tomorrow’ Really Means | RELEVANT Magazine

One of the defining marks of Christianity is hopewe know that no matter what happens, we always have hope in Christ, hope in the coming of His Kingdom, hope that in time He will make things right. But this doesnt quite get rid of our worryand sometimes, it seems we have a lot of... Read more

30 Bible Verses on Worry for a Weary Mind

Just when I think Ive finally started to trust God with my challenges, worry returns through the back door of my thoughts. All the what-ifs and worst-case scenarios come to mind in living color. (Sometimes at 2:00 am.) Turning to Scripture to read Bible verses on worry renews my mind again; it reminds me I... Read more

Church Conflict during COVID-19 Growing Worry for Pastors, Says LifeWay Research

Church Conflict during COVID-19 Growing Worry for Pastors, Says LifeWay Research (RNS) Church conflict is a growing pressure point for pastors during the coronavirus pandemic, a new report shows.The report, based on a July survey by LifeWay Research, found that 27% of evangelical and mainline pastors cited maintaining unity and addressing conflict and... Read more

Worry about Your Life | Devotional by Phil Ware

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?” Matthew 6:25 Thought God gives beauty to the flowers and life to grass. In the grand scheme... Read more

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will ‘Lead Others Astray’

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will 'Lead Others Astray' Churchgoers in a new survey say theyre concerned for the eternal destiny of Christian leaders who walk away from the faith but also for the many people they may influence by their stance.The LifeWay Research survey asked 1,002 American Protestant... Read more

The Flip Side of Worry | Devotional by Darren Hewer

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? Matthew 6:27 As I was I was leaving my parents house, my mom told me she was worried about me taking the bus back to my apartment. Then, continuing that chain of thought, she said that if I were driving instead,... Read more

Worry is not our friend and panic is not our way.

Author’s note:Since this article was originally published,authorities have increased their concern andthe author agreesthatour vigilance in preventing the spread of COVID-19 should appropriately increase as well. The heightened concern,however,only makes the truths below more important.Respect for others who are more susceptible to illness (including the elderly and immune-deficient)should cause us to operate with prudence and... Read more

What Do You Do With Fear? | by Gail Rodgers

[ad_1] I used to be speaking with a younger girl about fear. She stated, Typically you simply cant assist it. And we might are inclined to agree. Typically issues appear massive. Typically issues are massive! But God tells us to fret about nothing! It appears inconceivable to us. Dont fear about something; as a substitute... Read more

Fear will not be our good friend and panic will not be our method.

[ad_1] With the growing coronavirus instances outdoors of China, many believers throughout america marvel how to answer the growing alarm. What would God have us do within the face of a rising worldwide well being disaster? Ought to our church buildings shut their doorways for worry of spreading sickness? Ought to I take my youngsters... Read more

Construct Your Character and You Will not Must Fear About Your Repute: An Interview with James Merritt – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] In response to a Gallup ballot, 72% of Individuals consider the state of ethical values within the USA is getting worse. In a world of social media snapshots and sound bites, unseen private character appears to take a again seat to glamorized materials success, it doesn't matter what it takes to attain it. Bible... Read more

Can Hope and Fear Coexist? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] One of many defining marks of Christianity is hopewe know that it doesn't matter what occurs, we at all times have hope in Christ, hope within the coming of His Kingdom, hope that in time He'll make issues proper. However this doesnt fairly eliminate our worryand generally, it appears we have now... Read more

The way to Dwell the Bible Life and Fear – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] That is the eighty-seventh lesson in writer and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ The way to Dwell the Bible collection. If you recognize somebody or a gaggle who want to observe alongside on this journey by Scripture, they'll get extra information and signal as much as obtain these essays by way of e-mail right here. See... Read more