Today was the tomorrow you were worried about yesterday.
I bet you are doing fine today, even if the issue is still present. I recently watched a sermon where the presenter made the opening statement, and I felt it was so profound. We were not created to worry. When we truly believe that God is our Father in heaven and that we are heirs of His Glory (Romans 8:17), then we can find rest in Him no matter what is going on in our lives. How many of you as parents will do anything for your children? Both of my hands are raised; I know I would for my son. So, how much more do you think your heavenly Father will do for you, and He is the creator of the heavens and the earth (Gen 1:1)?
The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it (Psalm 24:1). It all belongs to Him! I found so much peace in this verse alone. The Bible is full of God’s promises for us. When God says or wants something to happen, it will happen. We do not have to worry about it. It’s when we lose faith or allow our situation to seem bigger than Him, that we begin to worry and start spinning.
The problem starts going around and around and around in your head non-stop, then confusion sets in where you are unable to hear or receive guidance from the Holy Spirit (For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace… (1 Corinthians 14:33), and then headaches start and then so on and so on… you begin to go around in a circle in your head worrying about the problem with no end in sight. Do you see an end in the first figure? It’s a simple graphic, but does exactly what worrying causes you to do – go around in a circle.
This is exactly where the enemy wants you to be. He wants to take your faith, your hair out, cause you to lose weight, bring a wedge between you and others, cause you to become sick, irritable, and ultimately destroy you from worrying. Remember the enemy’s job is to steal and kill and destroy (John 10:10). He doesn’t care how he does it. None of these attributes are appealing to non-believers, who we want to bring to Christ, so this is another reason why he wants you on public display in this manner.
But thank our heavenly Father for Jesus! He is able to break this worrying circle, if we allow Him to come into our lives and deliver us from it. Take the exit today from the Worrying Rd.
Ask God to help you with whatever is troubling you and give it to Him. He is able to work it all out for your good (Romans 8:28). I have been here before until I realized who am I putting my trust in? Am I really trusting in God? El Shaddai – God Almighty, who is all-power! If worrying is one of your habits, then I encourage you to self-reflect today and read Matthew 6:25-34 Do Not Worry. I pray this scripture will put it all into perspective for you.
The Bible says to cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you (Psalm 55:22). Lay your burdens down and set yourself free from worrying. You will feel lighter, be in a place where you can hear from God, are able to worship freely, and walk in your freedom! I thank God for delivering me; ask Him to do the same for you today. There is nothing that you are going through that He cannot handle. He is our Way maker, Healer, Restorer, Provider, Peace, EVERYTHING!
I leave you with this. I was watching a sermon and the pastor asked the audience if they left their cell phone somewhere, would they go back to get it. The audience said yes. Would you travel one hour, two hours, etc. to go get it? There was a man in the audience who the camera zoomed in on; he was frantically nodding his head yes to the question. The pastor ended by saying our peace is so precious, yet we leave it anywhere.
Love you in Christ! God Bless.