"HOW TO WIN OVER WORRY"
November 1, 1992
"I do not know what I am going to do."
"I dread tomorrow."
"If I can just make it through today:'
"If I can just make it to payday."
"It seems like there is no way out of this one."
Have you every said something like this? Of course, each
of us have at some point in life. These are expressions
of worry in your life.
What does it mean to worry? The word "worry" means
to be anxious, to be troubled about something, to be uneasy
or to fret, to have your peace of mind disturbed, or to
be concerned for something. We all deal with the problem
Is it wrong to worry? Yes, it is wrong to worry. Why is
it wrong to worry?
1. Worry places life in your hands.
2. Worry discourages faith.
3. Worry robs from the present and borrows from
Therefore, the Word of God tells us there are some
ways we can win over worry. Our message today
is on, "How To Win Over Worry"' This passage teaches
you that there are three steps of action you must
take if you are going to win over worry in your life:
I. RESOLVE THE CONFLICT WITHIN YOU. (v. 24)
The observations in this passage come from the lips
of Jesus. He tells you that you cannot serve two
masters or have two lords. Your allegiance in life
cannot be split. He than makes a bold proclamation:
"You cannot serve, be a slave to God and at the same
time be a servant or slave to mammon or riches."
Jesus said it is either me or the riches of this world.
Do you see the conflict?
Two kingdoms . . . Two philosophies in the world.
They are in competition for the passion of your life.
Flesh vs Spirit war discussed in Galatians.
if you do not resolve the conflict mentioned in verse
twenty-four, then you will worry.
There is a question you need to ask yourself:
"WILL I LIVE BY GOD'S PRINCIPLES OR THE
We have to answer this question befo ...
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