Unlocked Archives: anxiety

  • April 12, 2024

    READ: PSALM 55:22; MATTHEW 11:28-30; 1 PETER 5:6-9 It’s natural to worry. We humans just do it, pure and simple. And the Lord, knowing how distracting chronic worry can be, lovingly offers His children a remedy because He wants to set us free from the cares that clutter up our minds and petrify our hearts. [...]

  • March 6, 2024

    READ: PSALM 46; MARK 4:35-41 Have you ever heard the meteorological term supercell? It’s an unusually large storm cell, and its clouds form the shape of a huge anvil. This kind of weather system has separate updrafts and downdrafts, and it produces severe wind and thunderstorms, large hail, and even tornadoes. A supercell can be [...]

  • November 9, 2019

    READ: 1 KINGS 3:5-12; 2 CORINTHIANS 10:5 God did an amazing job when He created humans. Our brains alone are made up of about 100 billion nerves that communicate in 100 trillion connections, controlling all of the systems in our bodies and allowing us to communicate, think, and reason. But, because our world is broken [...]

  • November 5, 2019

    READ: GENESIS 2:2; 1 KINGS 19:1-8 "There will be a test over the material later this week,” Ashley heard the professor say as her class ended. Will I even have time to study for that test? she wondered. She was taking college classes while in high school and working part-time to pay for them. Just [...]

  • November 3, 2019

    READ: EXODUS 26:31-33; MATTHEW 27:35-37, 50-52; 1 JOHN 4:10 We are all human and we all sin, so, until we see Jesus face-to-face, there will be times when we mess up (Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 3:18). When we stumble, slip, and fall, sometimes it seems impossible to find our way back. We let our failures [...]

  • November 1, 2019

    READ: MATTHEW 6:25-34; MARK 4:35-41 "It’s scary.” “How can I feel safe when all of these things keep happening on the news?” “What if it happens here?” “It’s not safe out there. Maybe I should just stay home.” These are all things we begin to think when fear takes hold. And we’re not the only [...]