How many times a day do we hear ourselves or someone else saying things like; “I’m stressed, she’s stressed, this is stressful, he’s stressing me out.” The list goes on and on. Stress is serious and it’s killing people.
According to an article on the ehealthmd website, “stress is the emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. Common stress reactions include tension, irritability, inability to concentrate, and a variety of physical symptoms that include headache and a fast heartbeat.” You can read the entire article here: What is Stress?
As stated, stress is “caused by our response to pressure.” How are you responding? Do you get tense, uptight, irritable? Do you find yourself obsessing about circumstances and become angry, fearful or anxious? Maybe it’s time to take a deep breath and remember you can have peace. God’s Word promises us if we give our cares and concerns to Him, He will give us peace. No matter what the circumstance may be, God is ready, willing and quite capable of handling it for you, so give it to Him. Your faith combined with God’s Word is an unstoppable force.
The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace. Psalm 29:11
Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name. He shall call upon Me and I will answer him. I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation. Psalm 91:14-16
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your request be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14
Blessed is the man whom You instruct, O Lord, And teach out of Your law, That You may give him rest from the days of adversity, Until the pit is dug for the wicked. Psalm 94: 12-13
Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6
And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father maybe glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in my name, I will do it. John 14: 13-14
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. John 10:10
There are so many verses in the Bible that will cover what ever the situation is. If you have a favorite verse that soothes please share it in the box below. I encourage you to get your word daily.
Be Blessed !