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Fretful or Thankful?

God wants us to be thankful, not just at Thanksgiving, but all year round. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” One of the greatest impediments to thanksgiving … Continue reading

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What, Me Worry?

The late Rick Majerus was perhaps best known for being the men’s basketball coach at the University of Utah. Majerus was also known for his witty comments. He once had this to say about people’s concerns about the economy: “Everyone’s … Continue reading

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You Can’t Hide

Paul Harvey once told about a lady who made a big decision after Hurricane Andrew devastated south Florida several years ago. Patricia Christy was waiting in line for food when she vowed that she was going to get out of … Continue reading

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Not to Worry

Someone recently posted a request on social media about a prayer concern. The person asked for “prayer worriers”. I’m sure that was a typo. She certainly meant to say “prayer warriors”. Prayer and worry do not go together. In fact, … Continue reading

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Soft Heart

Several years ago I preached a sermon from Matthew 6:25-34, where Jesus exhorts us not to worry. I reasoned that worry is a sin, since Jesus tells us not to do it. He says that trusting God in everything is … Continue reading

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Instead of Worrying

“If a care is too small to be turned into a prayer, it is too small to be made into a burden.”—Anonymous Some people are quite good at worrying. They should be, since they have had so much practice! Many … Continue reading

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