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Why Worry For Tomorrow? December 8, 2011

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Matthew 6:34
“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Worrying for tomorrow is unfortunately, a weakness of mine, and worrying means not trusting. If I were better at handing my worry over to God and truly trusting him to take care of  the problem, then I would not be anxious. It is depressing for me to admit this failure, but it helps that I am aware.

Do you have problems with worrying over things you cannot control?

I have found a few things that help me to truly trust God when I give him my problems. It is so freeing to be able to set it at God’s feet and really let it go. When facing a problem, I find it helpful to talk out my worries with God and ask him to help me to not feel anxious. I immerse myself in the promises that God gives us.

Jeremiah 29:11
“For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a hope and a future.”

Matthew 11:28-29
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Philippians 4:19
 “And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.”

I also find it helpful to talk to an older, wiser Christian. Someone who can give me biblical advice. Journaling is also a wonderful way to trust. Writing things down sometimes helps me see clearly. It helps me to notice when I am worrying and not trusting God. I hope this post helped someone to lay their burdens at the feet of Jesus today. Trusting is faith…

Blessings In Christ,
Jenny


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One Response to “Why Worry For Tomorrow?”

  1. Wayne Says:

    Jenny,

    Thanks for sharing!

    Wayne


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