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No Worries (8 of 8)
Series: A New Lease on Life
Pastor Jeff Schreve
In 1988 a relatively unknown musician wrote a song. It was an interesting little song it was a song with a message it was a song that was totally acappella. He did every harmony every part of the song everything was this one guy. Well he released this little song, this unknown musician, and as soon as it hit the airwaves it just shot up to the top. It was number 1 on the Billboard Top 100 for several weeks. When they had the Grammy's for 1988, for the songs of 1988, it won Best Song of the Year. Perhaps you remember the little song Don't Worry Be Happy. Bobby McFerrin, Don't Worry Be Happy, you know way before he wrote that song in 1988 God was saying to His children "Don't worry. Do not be anxious for your life." Now we live in a world today that is filled with people who filled with worry. Just filled with worry and anxiety no peace at all just worry. We live in a world where people live their lives kinda of like that deep sea diver who got the message on his head set come up quick the ship is sinking. (Laughter) You know what do you do with that kind of a message? And you are just anxious and lots of people are anxious in life. Jesus said "Don't be anxious about life." Are you here today, anxious, anxious about your family, worried about your marriage, worried about your parents, worried about maybe a divorce that is going to hit your family? Maybe you are here and you are worried about your health. Worried because you are waiting to get a test result back and you're so worried that they are going to come back and say that you have cancer. Oh and you are just so anxious about that. Tons of people are anxious right now about the economy. Because they are watching the doom and the gloom fellows on TV and oh things are just so horrible and so terrible and they are just thinking oh no the crash is coming and my life is coming to an end and I am going to lose everything I ha ...
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