Chapter 9

Anxious for Nothing … or Nothing But Anxious?

Nothing But Anxious

Matthew 6:27-28: Which of you by taking thought can add one
cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment?


1. We live in an age dominated by

2. According to a recent survey, the things we are worried about actually happen 40% of the time.

3. Put in your own words the questions Jesus was asking in our verse for this lesson, Matthew 6:27-28.

4. What are 4 things we can learn from Paul’s statement in Philippians 4:6?

5. Every day, the eyes of the Lord are
  looking for an opportunity to do a great thing for someone. (2 Chronicles 16:9)

6. One lie many people believe is that they are facing the battles of life

7. When will true peace come?

8 We can find comfort and peace through Scripture that promises us hope and a future. Learn how to live free from worry and anxiety by meditating on the Word and casting your cares upon Jesus!  In your own words, explain what each of these verses tell us to do about problems that might cause you to worry or be anxious.
  a) Proverbs 3:5-6:
  b) Philippians 4:6-7:
  c) Colossians 3:15:
  d) Psalm 55:22:
  e) Psalm 56:3:
  f) Hebrews 13:6:
  g) 2 Thessalonians 3:16:
  h) 1 Peter 5:7:
  i) Romans 8:31:

9. The most frequent command or teaching in the New Testament given by Jesus was not to be holy, or to love one another but to not worry, to have no fear and to not be anxious.  In fact, there are about 365 mentions of this given by Jesus, which amounts to at least one verse for every day of the year.  We might think that that Jesus is only trying to help us to alleviate our anxieties but He is actually commanding us not to worry because it is really a lack of trust or faith in God.

Type a “fear not” verse not included in this lesson, and include the reference.

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