Episode 65

The Weight of Worry


July 18th, 2021

41 mins 10 secs

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About this Episode

Worry is not from God, and nothing productive comes from it. Join Pastor Eric Kuehner as he guides us how to deal with worry.

-- Selected Verses --

Matthew 6:25-27

(25) Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? (26) Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. (27) Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
Stop ____________ about life
He is our _________.
Worry is _

Proverbs 12:25 (NLT)

25 Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.

Proverbs 12:25 (NIV)

25 Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.
Worry means to _________.
Worry _
________ your mind.
Worry Affects You in 4 Ways:
1.) ____________
2.) ____________
3.) ____________
4.) ____________

Worrying isn’t good for you.

Worry is Distracting, Consuming, and Paralyzing.

Worry strangles the peace and purpose right out of our lives. \

Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)

6 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.

1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Methods for Handling Worry, Stress, Anxiety
A. ____________

(Heb. 12:28; Ps. 95; Ps. 100)

B. ____________

** (1 Thess. 5:17; Jer. 29:11-14; 1 John 5:14-15)**

C. ____________

(Rom. 12:4-5; Prov.11:2; Ex.18:14-15)

D. ____________

(Heb. 10:24-25; 1 Cor. 12:25-27)

E. ____________

(2 Tim. 3:16; Ps. 119:105; Matt. 4:4; Joshua 1:8)

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