'worry' Tagged Posts

'worry' Tagged Posts

Anxiety and the Christian

Solomon wrote, “Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad” (Prov. 12:25). In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus provides a good word to His people. There are many things in life that consume are thinking and can weigh us down. The pressures of these things can cause a strong sense of fear, anxiety and worry. As citizens of the…

God’s Providence: Our Comfort

John Calvin writes about our “knowledge” of God’s providence in his Institutes of the Christian Religion: ‘Gratitude of mind for the favourable outcome of thing, patience in adversity, and also incredible freedom from worry about the future all necessarily follow upon this knowledge.’ (see 1.17.7) By knowledge he means that we properly…

Who’s Church is This Anyway?

Well here it is. I found myself counting heads during the service. Why did that matter to me? Is the number of people attending our worship service in any way indicative of God’s blessing? Well, perhaps – or perhaps not. But one thing’s for sure, counting heads during the worship service is not compatible with Phillipians 4:6. You see, I was anxious – I thought to…