Warrior Not Worrier

in Doubt/Fear Prayer

Here's today's Bible Minute with David Chadwick.

In Philippians 4:6 Paul says, "Don't worry but pray" (para). I find that an interesting contrast; don't you? That the opposite of worry is to pray. Or maybe it should be put this way: Don't be a worrier, be a warrior.

If you go to God with all of your worries, as a warrior in prayer, you will find your worries suddenly lift. The reason for prayer is to say to God, "you know this is going on in my life but I choose to put this on your shoulders."

I practice 1 Peter 5:7 that says, "Cast all of your cares on God for he cares for you" (para). And when you do so, you will find that your "warrior-ing" in prayer allows your worry to lift. Do so today. Prayer is the antidote to worry.

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