do not be anxious (do not worry) about anything, but in everything, by payer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4v6
Do you struggle to get through the day because you’re consumed with worry? There’s an endless supply of things to worry about. It can consume you and distract you from living in the moment and from being in tune with God’s promises for your life. Matthew 6:25 Jesus commanded us not to worry about the needs of this life. Jesus said, “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on…..
Worry is the opposite of faith. It steals your peace, physically wears you out, and can even make you sick. When you worry, you torment yourself; you are doing the devil’s job for him. We all have to admit that worry is a common temptation in life; for many it is a favorite pastime. But we have a command from Scriptures not to worry (Matthew 6: 25-34). Worry will add no cubit to your stature has Jesus puts it. Worry achieves nothing! It does not make the situation better, it only compounds the problem. The word worry means ‘to be torn in two.’ And that is exactly what worry does; it tears you apart. The result of worry is that you live with tension; you cannot sleep and you cannot enjoy the present moment. Worry causes us to work against ourselves and hinders our fellowship with God. Are you worried about anything at all? Convert the worry time to prayer time.
When you worry you are saying in effect, “God, I just don’t think I can trust You.” it doesn’t make sense to believe God can save you from hell, but not help you in the practical matters of life. Since worrying should not be a part of a believer’s life, how does one overcome worry? In 1 Peter 5:7, we are instructed to cast all our cares on God because he cares for us. God does not want us you to carry around the weight of problems and burdens. God is telling you to give Him all of your worries and concerns. Why does God want to take on y our problems? The Bible says it is because He cares for you. God is concerned about everything that happens to you. No circumstance is too big or too small for His attention. When you give God your problems, He promises to give you the peace which transcends all understanding (Philippians 4:7).
Trusting God is the antidote to worry. Your heavenly Father cares about you, you are not forgotten. Trust Him to bring to pass all He has said concerning you. He has a track record of keeping His promises. He is not about to fail in your own case, He will bring His Word to pass concerning you.