Articles Tagged 'Anxiety'

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In the Face of Uncertain Odds

Don't focus on the building waves or let the pitching boat convince you otherwise.

Melissa Troyer reminds us of Jesus who brings peace in the worst of storms, both the early disciples in a boat and us in our troubled world.

Escaping the Dark, Lonely, Hole of Depression

Find someone you can talk to. Don't wait any longer. Get the conversation started!

Teresa Bell Kindred opens up about her struggle with anxiety and depression, a secret hidden in her family for multiple generations, and she urges us to open up and get help.

Dealing with Stress at Thanksgiving, with Thanksgiving

Will you believe that giving thanks is an effective stress reduction strategy even during the stress of Thanksgiving during a pandemic?

Muriel Larson, an experienced online coach and counselor, shares this clear strategy to help us deal with the stress and pressure of the holidays found throughout the Scriptures: Give thanks!

Shape Your Worries into Prayer

In those times of restlessness and anxiety, where do we turn for relief?

Tom Norvell reminds us to take our worries, our concerns, our troubles, and turn them into prayers and praises.

Throwing Your Worries Away

Would you rather have peace or worry?

If I can learn to turn my worries over to God, he will give me his peace, that divine peace that defies all logic. I decide to give my cares to God, I pray about them, and I thank him for handling them. In return, he gives me peace.

Riders in the Storm

What do we do the calm vanishes and we're caught in the storm?

Phil Ware shares a much-anticipated doctor's visit that didn't go like he had anticipated and turned his life from calm into a storm of great concern.

It's His Problem to Solve

So how do we obey these hard commands to not worry?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that trust in God to act is not passive, but an active life that does what is required, trusting that our difficulties and challenges are problems for God to solve.

Perspective

Look! A monster!

It's hard for us to see things in the proper perspective, which is why we need to give all of our worries to God.

I Am: Handwritten Messages from Heaven - Fear

How in the world do I obey that command?

Phil Ware continues his series on I AM from the Gospel of John and focuses on Jesus' statement that he is I AM and so we should not fear.

Take No Thought?

So what are we supposed to think about if not this?

Tom Norvell uses Matthew 6:25 and several translations (NIV, Message, and KJV translations) to help drive home Jesus' point and that many of us who look good on the outside are filled with worry on the inside, worry Jesus wants to take off our shoulders.

In the Good Hands of God

He can do far more than our worry can ever do!

Bill Sherrill talks about bad news about his heart and he begins to worry until he remembers what Jesus said!

Uncertainty: Defuse Your Anxiety by Looking Out for Others

Are you somebody's backup?

Michele Howe talks about the way of relieving anxiety and stress is to back up someone else in need.

Finding Peace

In the midst of the holiday maelstrom, there's hope for peace

In the maelstrom of emotion during this holiday season, let God surround you with his peace. Cast all of your worries on him and focus on the things that will truly bring you peace.

That Didn't Hurt!

Why do we dread what we don't know?

Larry Davies shares a childhood experience and reminds us that we don't have to fear the unexpected or unexplained; we can pray and avoid a whole lot of sleepless nights.

There Is No Tomorrow

Does it really make any difference?

Bill Sherrill talks about not worrying about tomorrow, because we are not able to accurately predict it and Jesus and James tell us not to worry.

Love Path 911: Heart Attack & Intimacy

Should this interfere with us being intimate?

Joe Beam answers a question about low sexual desire after a heart attack and what a wife should do in this situation.

What's Your Worst Fear?

What keeps you up at night?

We can overcome the anxiety that fear brings by giving all of our concerns to God. He will, in return, give us an incomprehensible peace.

So Who Are You Afraid Of?

How do you deal with the fear>

Tom Norvell describes fear and fear of the Lord using Psalm 112.

More Than Everything

How do you solve the unsolvable and not remain anxious?

Rob Woodfin ponders the imponderable and seeks answers to our greatest question, how do I not let anxiety control me, and reminds us of God's grace.

Stressed Out

So how are you going to avoid it happening to you?

Patrick Odum learns that Chicago is the most stressful city in America and shares some insight on stress.

Trust His Timing

Don't you find it hard to wait?

Tom Norvell shares reflections on Ecclesiastes 3:11 and the whole issue of timing and doing things at their right time.

Life on Edge

When is anxiety helpful?

Living life on edge—that is, under constant pressure, fear, or nervousness—is no way of living. I’m talking about anxiety,

Anxious Hearts

What are you worried about?

Most of what we worry about never happens; so let's trust the future to the Lord.

What Then?

Where do you go when there is no place to go?

God longs for us to come to him and receive his mercy and grace in our struggles and cast all our anxieties on him.

A Heart-Stopping Experience

Are you caught on the tracks and the train is coming?

When we place things in God's hands, we don't have to agonize with worry about them.