Thursday, November 11, 2010

Right on Time...

This devotional showed up in my mailbox this morning...and it was RIGHT ON TIME!!!

Anxious for Nothing

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God."~Philippians 4:6

So many people today are living uptight, worried and anxious about the future, filled with frustration and concern. In the natural there may be good reason, but understand, living that way is not God’s best. God doesn’t want us to be filled with anxiety and frustration; He wants us to live in peace. You can find rest in Him knowing that no matter what is happening around you, God Almighty has His hand on you.
The next time you’re tempted to worry or be anxious about something, remember this verse. God invites us to come to Him. In fact, the Bible says He rewards those who diligently seek Him. But notice, we can’t just come to Him any old way. He wants us to come to Him with a heart of gratitude and thanksgiving. Begin by simply saying, “Father in heaven, thank You for the privilege to come before You. Thank You for hearing my prayers.” As you come to Him with an open and humble heart, He will hear you and fill you with His peace and joy to live free from anxiety all the days of your life!

TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Osteen


Lauren said...

I get that same e-devotional, too!!! :)

Britney said...

I love this! thanks for sharing!

Meg said...

I am still praying for you! I think of you often and lift you to one who can do ALL THINGS!!

Meredith said...

This is just what I needed to read! thank you for sharing!