You can miss today’s opportunities by worrying about tomorrow. Do not worry.
Read: Matthew 6:34 & Psalm 37:1,5
34 “So don’t worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will bring its own worries.
Today’s trouble is enough for today.
1 Don’t worry about the wicked
or envy those who do wrong.
5 Commit everything you do to the LORD.
Trust him, and he will help you.
Many of us have suffered and endured hard times. But know this, God will comfort our hearts.
Read: Revelation 7:16-17
‘Never again will they hunger;
never again will they thirst.
The sun will not beat down on them,’
nor any scorching heat.
17 For the Lamb at the center of the throne
will be their shepherd;
‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’
‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’
If you are stressed out and worried, stop. Walk away, find a quiet place and take the time to pray.
Read: Isaiah 58:14
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that in due time he may exalt you. 7 Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares about you. 8 Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
The peace of God defies deception.
Read: Philippians 4:6-7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
It is wise to follow this example and REST too.
Read: Genesis 1:31-2:3
God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.
2 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.
2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.
Don’t be anxious or fearful. Release that and let go.
Read: I Peter 5:7
casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].
Surrender all your cares and anxiety to the Lord.
Read: Psalm 62:5
Yes, my soul, find rest in God;
my hope comes from him.
There are many angry, deceitful, and short-tempered people to deal with through life’s journey but remain a peacemaker, practice self-control, and cultivate joy.
Read: Proverbs 12:20
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil,
But counselors of peace have joy.
Stay in peace remembering God will never leave you.
Read: Philippians 4:7
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Having courage and being calm is surely a winning combination.
Read: Isaiah 41:10
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.