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Having Peace in Every Circumstance, Part 3

Believers often find themselves living in contradiction to the world, and we should. The runaway anxiety and constant fear that grips so much of the world does not have the same hold on us—or at least, it shouldn’t. 879 more words

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Having Peace in Every Circumstance, Part 2

It’s only through God’s grace that believers can face every circumstance with calm, assured peace. Anxiety does not have to reign in our hearts—we can hold fast to God’s peace and provision through any of life’s storms. 1,243 more words

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Having Peace in Every Circumstance, Part 1

Any anxious Christian would love to have this prayer offered on his behalf: “May the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. 650 more words

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Casting Your Cares on God, Part 2

A prideful heart cannot find rest in God’s sovereignty. A person who values his or her own plans, opinions, and desires above all else has nowhere to turn when worry creeps in. 667 more words

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Casting Your Cares on God, Part 1

The apostle Peter was a worrier. He worried about drowning when he was walking on water, even though Jesus was right there with him ( 700 more words

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Replacing Worry with the Right Focus

God’s Word is clear—believers are not to be given over to anxiety. But it’s not simply a cold, abrupt command to stop worrying. Scripture is clear that we shouldn’t focus on the plans, needs, and uncertainties of tomorrow, but it’s also clear about where our focus should be instead. 343 more words

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The Folly of Worry in Light of Our Future

Much of our anxiety is born out of concerns and uncertainty regarding our future. We get caught up in our plans and programs, overlooking the blessings of today and obsessing over uncontrollable details on the horizon. 606 more words

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