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Summary: Don't be anxious


Matthew 6:25

Do Not Be Anxious

25 “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Phil. 4:6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God

The bible tells us not be be anxious about anything.

Meaning of anxious : experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome

How you can tell when it's going to be a rotten day:

You wake up face down on the pavement.

You call Suicide Prevention and they put you on hold.

You see a "60 Minutes" news team waiting in your office

Your birthday cake collapses from the weight of the candles.

You turn on the news and they're showing emergency routes out of the city.

Your twin sister forgot your birthday.

Your car horn goes off accidentally and remains stuck as you follow a group of Hell's Angels on the freeway.

Your boss tells you not to bother to take off your coat.

The bird singing outside your window is a buzzard.

You wake up and your braces are locked together

. You call your answering service and they tell you it's none of your business.

Your income tax check bounces.

You put both contact lenses in the same eye.

Your wife says, "Good morning, Bill", and your name is George.

Sometimes, it is hard, to not be anxious, hard not to worry. but I have always liked this song, and I think it would help us to remember to trust in the Lord, during hardships

I have the world from you withhold of its silver and its gold

And you'll have to get along with [me just fast]

Just remember in God's words how He fed those little birds

Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there

Now, if your body suffers pain and your health you can't regain

And you soul is almost sinkin' in despair

Jesus knew the pain you feel

He can save and He can heal

Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there

Leave it there, oh, leave it there

Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there

If you would trust Him and never doubt

He would surely bring you out

Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there

He wants us to take our burdens to Him.

How can we keep from being anxious?

2nd Tim. 1:12 which is why I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me

Matthew 11:28-30

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

2. Commit our souls to Him.

1st Peter 4:19 19 Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

We are going to have suffering in this life, but we must commit our souls to Him.

John 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

3. Commit your spirit to Him.

Psalm 37:5 Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

4. Commit thy works to Him

Prov. 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord,

and your plans will be established

5. Commit your care to Him

1 Peter 5:7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

An unknown poet has written: "I heard a voice at evening softly say,/ 'Bear not your yesterdays into tomorrow,/ Nor load this week with last week's load of sorrow. / Lift all your burdens as they come, nor try/ To weigh the present with the by-and-by./ One step and then another, take your way;/ Live day by day!'"

This was taken from Our Daily Bread.

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. George Muller Massena, one of Napoleon's generals, suddenly appeared with 18,000 soldiers before an Austrian town which had no means of defending itself. The town council met, certain that capitulation was the only answer. The old dean of the church reminded the council that it was Easter, and begged them to hold services as usual and to leave the trouble in God's hands. They followed his advice. The dean went to the church and rang the bells to announce the service. The French soldiers heard the church bells ring and concluded that the Austrian army had come to rescue the town. They broke camp, and before the bells had ceased ringing, vanished

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