Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. (NIV)
Worry and Prayer
They are oil and water; they just don’t mix.
We all have bouts of worry from time to time, but they shouldn’t last long.
Frankly, people who worry a lot make me nervous. They are always in fear of the “what if” or “what am I going to do” they are always jumpy; never at peace.
Learn to find the positive in the most dire situations.
I guarantee even on your worse day, someone else would trade it for one of thiers.
We are selfish, we don’t really care about what someone else is going through, we just want our own problem solved-we want our prayer answered RIGHT AWAY, shoot RIGHT NOW.
The key to getting your prayer answered is believing it will be.
Worrying says to God, I don’t know if you can, I don’t know if you will, let me try and figure out something just in case you don’t.
Are you delaying your answered prayer by doubting God’s ability.
Has your head told your heart that this situation is hopeless, have you given up because it seems no one has come to your rescue?
Worry is a time, peace, and joy stealer. It is a thief and a robber who won’t stop until you are showing physical discomfort. It takes your appetite, it takes your smile, it takes your sleep.
There is nothing, absolutely nothing too hard for God.
We make it hard on ourselves by doubting.
Today, make a decision to “leave it in God’s hands”
Take a deep breath and declare ” God, I will not worry about when or how you are going to answer my praying concerning _________________; I’m just going to say thank you.
When worry starts to creep back in, say it again, and again, and again.
You’ve wasted enough time worrying; spend some time saying thank you
Thank God for the people who have been praying for you, the person who opened the door for you, the cashier, your family or friends that tried to help you, thank God for the lessons he allowed you to learn, the times he said NO, the times he said YES, just be thankful.
When you are thankful for all things, worry doesn’t have a place to dwell.
Your unanswered prayer is waiting on you.
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