Worrying the Days Away 7: Closer to Christ

Worrying the Days Away Day 7: Closer to Christ Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord: that he looked down from his holy height; from heaven the Lord looked at the earth, to hear the groans of the prisoners, to set free those who were doomed to die. (Psalm 102:18-20, ESV) As believers, our lives are not free…

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Worrying the Days Away 6: A Reflection on Worry

Worrying the Days Away Day 6: A Reflection on Worry Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. (Psalm 61:1-2, ESV) As we reflect on what we’ve learned about worry and the believer, let’s take a few minutes to answer the questions below and then write out/speak a prayer to the Lord. What are you worried…

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Worrying the Days Away 5: Overcome

Worrying the Days Away Day 5: Overcome O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. (Psalm 51:15-17, ESV) God is our refuge and strength, a very present help…

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Worrying the Days Away 4: Our Common Burden

Worrying the Days Away Day 4: Our Common Burden For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10, ESV) Not that we dare to classify or compare ourselves with some of those who are commending themselves. But when they measure themselves by one another…

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Worrying the Days Away 3: Trust Issues

Worrying the Days Away Day 3: Trust Issues So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31-32, ESV) Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight…

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Worrying the Days Away 2: Control

Worrying the Days Away Day 2: Control 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? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are…

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Worrying the Days Away 1: Worry vs. Anxiety

Worrying the Days Away Day 1: Worry vs. Anxiety 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) Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. (Matthew 6:34, ESV) For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power…

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Worrying the Days Away 7: Closer to Christ

Worrying the Days Away Day 7: Closer to Christ Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord: that he looked down from his holy height; from heaven the Lord looked at the earth, to hear the groans of the prisoners, to set free those who were doomed to die. (Psalm 102:18-20, ESV) As believers, our lives are not free…

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Worrying the Days Away 6: A Reflection on Worry

Worrying the Days Away Day 6: A Reflection on Worry Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. (Psalm 61:1-2, ESV) As we reflect on what we’ve learned about worry and the believer, let’s take a few minutes to answer the questions below and then write out/speak a prayer to the Lord. What are you worried…

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Worrying the Days Away 5: Overcome

Worrying the Days Away Day 5: Overcome O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. (Psalm 51:15-17, ESV) God is our refuge and strength, a very present help…

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