Presentation on theme: "Do Not Be Anxious Matt.6:34. Larry A Bunch06-26-20072 Do Not Be Anxious "Therefore do not be anxious (merimnao) for tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for."— Presentation transcript:
Larry A Bunch06-26-20072 Do Not Be Anxious "Therefore do not be anxious (merimnao) for tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Larry A Bunch06-26-20073 Do Not Be Anxious 3309 merimnao, from 3308; to be anxious about… to be anxious to be troubled with cares to care for, look out for (a thing) to seek to promote one's interests caring or providing for NASB word usage, 19 total: anxious 1, care 1, concerned 5, have...care 1, worried 4, worry 6, worrying 1 Luke 10:41 But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried (merimnao) (thou art careful, KJV ) and bothered (troubled, KJV ) about so many things;
Larry A Bunch06-26-20074 Do Not Be Anxious anxious adjective 1. Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition anxiety noun 1. a. A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties. b. A cause of anxiety: For some people, air travel is a real anxiety. 2. Psychiatry. A state of intense apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation, often to a degree that the normal physical and psychological functioning of the affected individual is disrupted. 3. Eager, often agitated desire: my anxiety to make a good impression. (ibid)
Larry A Bunch06-26-20075 Do Not Be Anxious The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia is licensed from Columbia University Press anticipatory tension or vague dread persisting in the absence of a specific threat. It is characterized by increased pulse rate and blood pressure, quickened breathing, perspiration, and dryness of the mouth. Anxiety is an element of many psychic disorders including phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. antianxiety drugs can effectively alleviate symptoms for many whose anxiety interferes with normal living.
Larry A Bunch06-26-20077 Do Not Be Anxious No Grand Inquisitor has in readiness such tortures as has anxiety, and no spy knows how to attack more artfully the man he suspects, choosing the instant when he is the weakest as anxiety does. It never lets him escape, neither by diversion nor by choice, neither at work or play, neither by day nor night. –Soren Kierkegaard (Danish Philosopher)
Larry A Bunch06-26-20079 Do Not Be Anxious The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. –George Mueller A Anxiety is a word of unbelief or unreasoning dread. We have no right to allow it. Full faith in God puts it to rest. –Horace Bushnell A A The Speakers Sourcebook
Larry A Bunch06-26-200710 Do Not Be Anxious Matt.6:26 "Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? 1 Pet.5:7 casting all your anxiety upon Him, because He cares for you. Gen.15:1 … "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great."
Larry A Bunch06-26-200711 Do Not Be Anxious Phil.4:6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Rom.8: 37 But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor princi- palities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200712 Do Not Be Anxious Matt.6: 19 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Col.3:1-2 If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200714 Do Not Be Anxious Anxiety is like the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy. A
Larry A Bunch06-26-200715 Do Not Be Anxious Luke 9: 57 And as they were going along the road, someone said to Him, "I will follow You wherever You go." 58 And Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head." 59 And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Permit me first to go and bury my father." 60 But He said to him, "Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the kingdom of God." 61 And another also said, "I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home." 62 But Jesus said to him, "No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God."
Larry A Bunch06-26-200716 Do Not Be Anxious 1 Cor 6:19-20 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body. Psalm 55:22 Cast your burden upon the LORD, and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. Rom.8:31 … If God is for us, who is against us? Phil.4:13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200718 Do Not Be Anxious The crosses which we make for ourselves by a restless anxiety as to the future are not crosses which come from God. A
Larry A Bunch06-26-200719 Do Not Be Anxious Matt.6:31-32 "Do not be anxious then, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'With what shall we clothe ourselves?' For all these things the Gentiles eagerly seek; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200720 Do Not Be Anxious Abraham. Heb. 11:9-10 By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise; for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200721 Do Not Be Anxious Moses. Heb. 11: 24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter; 25 choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin; 26 considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward. 27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200722 Do Not Be Anxious 1 John 2: 15 Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God abides forever.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200723 Do Not Be Anxious Phil.4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, what- ever is right, whatever is pure, what- ever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things. Matt.6:34 "Therefore do not be anxious for tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200725 Do Not Be Anxious Luke 6:27-28 "But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200726 Do Not Be Anxious Col.3:1-2 If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. Phil.4:13-14 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Nevertheless, you have done well to share with me in my affliction.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200727 Do Not Be Anxious Gal.6:5 For each one shall bear his own load. James 1: 2 Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Larry A Bunch06-26-200728 Do Not Be Anxious Matt. 11: 28 "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy, and My load is light."
Larry A Bunch06-26-200729 Do Not Be Anxious What a Friend We Have In Jesus (#63, sacred selections) 47 No, Not One (Theres not a friend like the lowly Jesus) 202 Anywhere Is Home (Earthly wealth and fame May never come to me)
Larry A Bunch06-26-200730 Do Not Be Anxious 204 Jesus Is All The World To Me 207 The Lily Of The Valley 208 Ill Be A Friend To Jesus 473 Farther Along (well know all about it, Farther along well understand why;)