Love is… Casting Out All Worry In My Life
1. Conquering The Sin Of Worry Through Faith In Our Father’s Love
1 Jn 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect (mature) love casts out all fear, for fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
Gal 5:6 our faith is working through love. Fruits of fear – worry, cares, anxiety, depression, torment, stress Faith says I trust you father and worry is meditating on satan’s lies
Matt 6:31-33 “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
Heb 3:12 Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God
2. The Power Of Prayer And Right Thinking When Dealing With Worry
2 Tim 1:7 God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
1 Pet 5:6-9 humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, 7 casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. 8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 9 Resist him, steadfast in the faith, Worry is a form of pride – it says I don’t trust you to take care of me
When we spend time in the presence of God (love) burdens are lifted and wisdom comes and our confidence grows in our God's ability to deliver us
Obedience to God’s will is crucial to overcoming worry
Once you’ve have obeyed the Lord’s instructions and casted out all that worry on the Lord don’t touch it again with your thought life
Phil 4:6-8 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
2 Cor 10:4-5 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, 5 casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ
3. When Faith Is Working With Love It Becomes An Unstoppable Force
Mk 11:23-25 I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Therefore whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. 25 “And when you’re praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you of your sins.
Confess daily: I’m not anxious about anything, I am full of Godly confidence about everything and the love of God casts out all fear in my life
Confess daily: I’m not fearful of anything, I’m full of faith for everything Confess daily: I’m not depressed about my life, I’m exited about my life
Is 41:10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not discouraged, I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.