Is Worry Really Helpful
One of the most deceptive and disabling excuses is the false belief that worry is helpful.
However, when we take a close look at the terms we use, we find that we confuse worry and concern. Worry by definition is over concern. True worry is never __________!
Let us examine the confusion between worry and concern a bit closer.
Summary on Excuses
Excuses remove us from true healing because they hide the wound. They perpetuate a trash-filled hole in our soul by saying it is tolerable. We cover up a deadly disease that paralyzes us from true concern and care. Worry fritters time and love away that can never be regained.
Can you agree that worry always does you no good?
There were three kinds of excuses discussed:
- My circumstances are difficult
- My background is different
- Worries are sometimes helpful
Each excuse will keep us from overcoming worries as long as we hold to them.
Unbelief was the first way to avoid dealing with our worries. Excuses was the second.
Let's look now at the third common way to avoid our worries. Next page
Finding Peace, Discovering God Manual
Take the ten steps over the bride of hope to the peace of God. Each step leads further from anxiety and closer to God and the truths of His Word. Instruction on how to overcome fears, worries and handle temptation for lasting peace.
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