Option Two- Week of October 14th


Has anxiety been a struggle for you? If so, how has your struggle with anxiety impacted you? Read Elijah’s story in 1 Kings 17-19. What stood out to you about Elijah’s story? What area of your life might God be asking “What are you doing here?” Spend some time meditating on these verses: Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.

1 Peter 5:7 (NLT) Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

Psalm 139:23 (NLT) Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again— rejoice! Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. ...

Philippians 4:4-9 (NLT) 28 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.30 For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.”

Matthew 11:28-30 (NLT)

Resources:

The YouVersion Bible App has some new Bible reading plans on Anxiety. Check these out: 1. 7 Things the Bible Says About Anxiety

2. Finding Peace

3. Anxious for Nothing

4. From Anxiety to Peace

5. Breaking Anxiety’s Grip BIBLE TRANSLATIONS:

NLT – New Living Translation

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