Living Words: Philippians 4:6–7
The author of Living Words encourages us to seek God in times of trouble and ask for help. Paul writes about how God has shown him how to live when times are good and when they are bad. This ties in well with the idea that God provides us with a peace that is beyond our comprehension.
Can you not worry about anything but through prayer?
‘Do not be concerned about anything; instead, pray about everything, telling God what you need and thanking him for everything he has done; then you will know God’s peace, which is beyond our comprehension.’
Why worry if you pray Why pray if you worry?
u201cIf you pray, why worry, and if you worry, why pray?u201d says Rita Rashad.
How do you pray without worrying?
Dear God, I come before You to lay my fear and anxiety at Your feet; remind me of Your power and grace when I’m crushed by my fears and worries; fill me with Your peace as I trust in You and You alone.
Is it OK to pray for something over and over?
Ask God for what you want as often as it occupies your mind, because it’s those nagging, horrible, conflicting, heartbreaking needs that linger in your mind beyond one quick begging session. If you’re stuck in a prayer loop, stay in it as long as you need to.
Do you do anything without complaining or arguing?
Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, faultless children of God in a crooked and depraved generation, shining like stars in the universe as you proclaim the gospel of life.
Can Worry add a day to your life?
The passage is translated as follows in the King James Version of the Bible: “Which of you, by thinking, can add one cubit unto his stature?” The passage is translated as follows in the World English Bible: “Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?”
Where does the Bible say to pray about everything?
Don’t be concerned about anything; instead, pray about it all, telling God what you need and thanking him for everything he has done.
What does Philippians 4 6 mean?
Philippians 4:6-7 is one of my personal favorites: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your request be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Is peace a gift?
How can people find peace of mind when things around them are falling apart? The fruit of the Spirit of peace provides inner peace of mind and contentment even in less-than-peaceful situations.
How do you keep faith in God in hard times?
How to Maintain Your Faith in the Face of Adversity
- Pray to God, the universe, or whatever higher power you believe in for the strength to love to your full potential.
- Be generous to others.
- Get inspired.
- Surround yourself with people you admire.
What God says about worry?
“Do not be anxious about anything; instead, in every situation, present your requests to God through prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”
Does prayer reduce anxiety?
According to research, active participation of patients in private or personal prayer can reduce levels of depression and anxiety in patients. Researchers gathered data from 26 studies that identified the active involvement of patients in private or personal prayer.
Is God obligated to answer prayers?
The truth is that God is under no obligation to respond to any man’s prayer; however, because believers don’t always know how to pray, the Holy Spirit prays u201cfor the saints according to God’s willu201d (Romans 8:26-27).
What happens if you pray to God everyday?
God, our loving Heavenly Father, wants us to communicate with Him through prayer, and He always listens when we do. Daily prayer can bless you, your family, and those you pray for, as well as help you learn more about God’s plan for you.
Does God get tired of my prayers?
God answers our prayers out of love and concern for us. As Christians trying to live a godly life, God will not answer prayers that conflict with His will for our lives. According to the Bible, our heavenly Father knows our every need before we even come to Him.