Shining a Light on Anxiety

God is Near

This week, remind yourself that God is near.
Adapted from Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table, by Louie Giglio, 2021
My God knows my name.
He is interested in me, cares for me and is invested in me.
Isaiah 43:1 Now this is what the Lord says— the one who created you, Jacob, and the one who formed you, Israel— “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are mine.

My God goes before me.
I do not face anxious moments alone.
Deuteronomy 31:8 "The Lord is the one who will go before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or abandon you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.”

I can do all things through Christ.
Jesus, the living savior, is my strength
Philippians 4:13  I am able to do all things through him who strengthens me.

My present challenge pales to the eternal future God has for me.
Romans 8:18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.

No weapon formed against me will prosper. God is faithful to deliver me from my enemies.
Isaiah 54:17 No weapon formed against you will succeed, and you will refute any accusation raised against you in court. This is the heritage of the Lord’s servants, and their vindication is from me.” This is the Lord’s declaration.

I am a child of God
Romans 8:16 The Spirit himself testifies together with our spirit that we are God’s children,

As I come to worship the Lord, I am reminded that the same power that raised Jesus from the dead lives in me.
Ephesians 1:19–20  ...and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the mighty working of his strength. He exercised this power in Christ by raising him from the dead and seating him at his right hand in the heavens.
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