Power of Prayer | Day Seven
By: Callie Clayton
In the last week have you felt anxious? Do you often feel stressed, overwhelmed, or uncertain? I know I do! God is continually reminding me to cling to His Word instead of clinging to my anxiety. I pray He speaks the same challenge to you today.
Open your Bible to Philippians 4:6.
According to this verse, what things are we NOT supposed to be anxious about?
List 3 things that you are anxious about today.
Instead of being anxious, what does this verse suggest we do?
Why does the Bible instruct us to pray? How does that make a difference?
According to this verse, how are we supposed to pray?
When you’re feeling anxious and overwhelmed, is it difficult to be thankful at the same time? Why or why not?
How would being thankful help you in your time of anxiety?
List 3 things you are thankful for today.
Check out the next verse, verse 7, what do we receive in return for giving our anxious thoughts to God?
How powerful is this peace?
God gives us a peace so powerful we cannot even comprehend it! God says that if we thankfully pray about everything and give everything over to God, He will give us a peace that guards our hearts and minds. I need this, don’t you?
Every time you feel overwhelmed, remember that there is a God who loves you, who wants to hear from you, who wants to protect your heart and mind from anxiety. Don’t hesitate to share your thoughts and present your requests to God today. He’s ready for you with a bucket of peace to pour over you!