LIVING IN THE GOODNESS OF GOD - Part 2
WHY DOES GOD TELL ME NOT TO WORRY?
1. WORRY IS _______________________________________.
“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?” Matthew 6:25 (NIV)
2. WORRY IS _______________________________________.
“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. Are you not much more valuable than they?” Matthew 6:26 (NIV)
“And why worry about your clothes? Look at the field lilies! They don’t worry about theirs. Yet King Solomon in all his glory was not clothed as beautifully as they.” Matthew 6:28-29 (TLB)
3. WORRY IS _______________________________________.
“Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?” Matthew 6:27 (NIV)
“Worry weighs us down.” Proverbs 12:25a (Msg)
4. WORRY IS _______________________________________.
“If God cares so wonderfully even for the flowers that are here today and gone tomorrow, won’t he more surely care for you?” Matthew 6:30 (TLB)
5. WORRY IS _______________________________________.
“People who don’t know God and the way He works — they worry over these things.” Matthew 6:32a (Msg)
Jesus: “Don’t be worried! Believe in God and believe in me!” John 14:1 (GN)
HOW DO I TRUST JESUS TO MEET MY NEEDS?
Jesus: “I am the good shepherd; I know my own sheep, and they know me… and I lay down my life for my sheep.” John 10:14-15 (NLT)
“Come save us and bless us Lord! Be our shepherd and always carry us in your arms.” Psalm 28:9 (CEV)
“Your Heavenly Father already knows perfectly well what you need, and He will give you what you need IF you give Him first place in your life and live as He wants you to.” Matthew 6:32-33 (TLB)
“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about what happens to you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT)
“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God about all your needs and thank him for all he’s done/ for you. If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand.” Philippians 4:6-7 (TLB)
“Don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will have its own worries. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 (NCV)
“Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.” Matthew 6:34 (Msg)