Sermon Notes 2022 02 27 AM

February 27, 2022 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#2 in series)

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Rewire: Rethinking How You Think

A BIBLICAL UNDERSTANDING OF WORRY


Philippians 4:6

 

1) What is a biblical __ of worry/anxiety?

The Bible tends to use the terms worry and anxiety interchangeably. The word typically translated as worry or anxious in the New Testament is “merimnao” (G3309). It simply means “to be anxious about.” It describes an “anxious concern, based on apprehension about possible danger or misfortune.”

 

 

2) How does the __ help us overcome worry/anxiety?

The moment a person enters relationship with God through Jesus Christ, God addresses four inner needs of every person:

Inner Need:

__
Worth
__
Purpose

 

If missing, we feel:

Insecure
__
Inadequate
__

 

 

3) Is worry/anxiety __ in one step?

 

 

4) If worry/anxiety are so common, is it a real __?

  • Worry assaults the ___ of God.
    (Psalm 28:7; Proverbs 3:5; Matthew 6)
  • Worry displays roots of __. 
    (John 15:5; 2 Corinthians 3:5)
  • Worry drowns our __ today and feeds our __ tomorrow. (Lamentations 3:23; Matthew 6:34)

 

“Worry doesn't empty tomorrow of its __; it empties today of its __.” – Corrie Ten Boom

 

 

5) How can we help __ worry/anxiety?

  • Take everything to God in __. (Philippians 4:6)
  • Know, __, and obey what God has declared in Scripture. (John 17:17)
  • Allow __ to shape a “faith-filled” perspective. (Philippians 4:6-7)
  • Let your __ dwell upon things that are good. (Philippians 4:8)
  • __ ahead and do what can be done today. (Proverbs 24:27)