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Stop Worrying And Start Living
If you have your Bible this morning, I want you to turn to Matthew chapter 6. We are in a series of messages called "Help for Today and Hope for Tomorrow." We are dealing with some of the things we face today and looking at what God is providing for us in helping us with some of those things that are such a difficult time. We are living in times, very stressful times and people are seeking help now. We want our church to be the kind of church where people can come and find something on Sunday that will encourage them and strengthen them and help them and give them some answers and be able to go out and live life in a positive way and experience what God wants us to experience and that is abundant life. Now today's message is entitled, "Stop Worrying And Start Living." Matthew 6 verse 25, Jesus is speaking. This is part of the Sermon on the Mount.
Would you say amen to that, each day has enough trouble of its own? Did you notice the theme of this passage over and over? Jesus said do not worry, do not worry, and do not worry. And in the scripture it is in the imperative mood. It is a command. It is when Jesus says in His word, I want you to love one another. He is here saying I command that you not worry. And so we are going to look today at the curse of worry and the cure of worry because it is something that every one of us deal with in our lives almost every day. The word worry means to choke or to strangle. And that is exactly what worry is doing to people today. Worry is choking you, it is strangling you, it is choking your happiness, it is choking your joy, it is choking your productivity, and it is strangling what could be happening in your life. Worry is something that we all deal with every single day.
Now there is an entire industry built on the concept of worry. That is the insurance business. We have a lot of insurance f ...
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