“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
What does the Bible say about worrying?
Proverbs 12:25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad. 1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Philippians 4:6-7 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
How do you overcome worry in the Bible?
The Bible is full of commands about anxiety:
- Be anxious for nothing (Philippians 4:6).
- Fear not (Isaiah 41:10). This is also commanded 364 other times in scripture, by the way.
- Let not your hearts be troubled (John 14:1).
- Do not be dismayed (Joshua 1:9).
Why does God not want us to worry?
Jesus is saying that worry demonstrates a lack of faith in God. Therefore, worry is actually a sin! Worry demonstrates a lack of trust in God’s love because it implies that God doesn’t really care about our needs. It shows lack of faith in God’s wisdom because it implies that God doesn’t know what he’s doing.
How many times does the Bible say not to worry?
Essays on Faith: ‘Fear not’ is in the Bible 365 times.
What Bible verse says do not worry about tomorrow?
Matthew 6:34 is “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” It is the thirty-fourth, and final, verse of the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and is part of the Sermon on the Mount.