Sunday, April 12, 2015

Don't Worry

Encouragement for your daily walk with God

Living a worry-free life is easier said than done. Let’s be honest; for some, it’s nearly impossible. That’s why many of us shake our heads when the apostle Paul said, “Don’t worry about anything” [Philippians 4:6]. Yeah, right! Open your eyes, Paul, there is so much in this sin-sick world to be worried about:
  • The sun is blasting cancer-causing rays.
  • Air ducts are blowing out lung-clotting molds. 
  • Cheetos have too many carbs!
  • Veggies are grown in soil that is farmed out and full of toxins.
  • Coffee is bad for you…no wait, they just changed their minds again.
  • My kids won’t talk to me, I’m worried sick.
  • My kids tell me everything, I’m worried sick.
Is there a cure for worry? Yes, I know just the antidote. His name is Jesus. His invitation isn’t for a life of less worry, but of full rest for your soul — that sounds like no worry to me. And I like the sound of that!

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:28-29

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