Winning Over Worry pt.2
“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided to you."
Matthew 6:33 (NASB)
1. WORSHIP IS A WEAPON OVER WORRY.
“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.”
Isaiah 26:3 (NKJV)
2. LEARN TO LIVE MORE IN YOUR PRESENT BY TRUSTING GOD WITH YOUR FUTURE.
“So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 (NASB)
”Last night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as He told me.”
Acts 27:23-25 (NIV)
3. WINNING OVER WORRY IS CONTAGIOUS, SO FIGHT TO WIN!
“...he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. They were all encouraged and they ate some food themselves.”
Acts 27:35-36 (NIV)
Victory Group Questions:
What do we do when we become worried and discouraged? If you are facing worry and discouragement today, start to worship.
What area of your life generates the most worry? Confess to God ways that your worry reflects a lack of trust in Him. Then place this area of your life fully in His hands.
Where have you seen God’s faithfulness in your life? How can you keep that perspective when worries start to surface?
What encouraged you from this message? Begin to encourage others in your group.