Gospel.com Topics Feed - Anxiety 2013-10-29T06:00:04-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/anxiety/ The Sweetness of the Surrendered Life http://faithgateway.com/sweetness-of-surrendered-life/ 2013-10-29T06:00:04-05:00 “Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9 The other night I was relaxing (or so I thought!) in my bed watching a movie when I suddenly became aware of my posture. Although it was late, quiet, and peaceful in my […] Going Forward By Going Backward http://faithgateway.com/going-forward-going-backward/ 2013-10-25T06:00:03-05:00 “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” — Winston Churchill There are many books on the market that teach us how to “be in the present moment.” Yet first we must learn to visit the future. How might our present lives take on new meaning if we think […] Rest in the Deep Assurance http://faithgateway.com/rest/ 2013-10-09T14:26:05-05:00 Today’s devotional is from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is, but journaling helped her grow closer […] 5 Ways to Help Kids with Back to School Anxiety http://faithgateway.com/5-ways-to-help-kids-with-back-to-school-anxiety/ 2013-10-04T14:42:34-05:00 Do your kids suffer from back to school anxiety? My two older children are both in grade school. Neither had experienced any type of school anxiety before, even when entering Kindergarten. I’ll never forget standing outside of my son’s Kindergarten classroom and thinking “WOAH, that was way easier than I thought!” Then, last year we […] Taking Back What the Enemy Stole - #6029 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-hindrances/taking-back-what-the-enemy-stole-6029 2010-02-18T09:46:45-05:00 The enemy may have his hand on something or someone right now he has no right to. It's time for you to follow General Jesus into the battle to take back what the enemy has stolen! The Only Impression That Matters - #5982 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-hindrances/the-only-impression-that-matters-5982 2009-12-15T09:13:50-05:00 There's something very wrong if you're using Jesus to make a name for yourself or to impress other people with you. You are actually hijacking His glory. And there's something wrong if you're not telling people about Jesus because of something about you. It's not who's doing the telling that's the issue; it's who you're telling about - the One who offers the greatest love in the world. How do you steer clear of burnout? http://gospel.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/13/how-do-you-steer-clear-of-burnout/ 2009-11-13T16:39:57-05:00 Burnout—if you’ve not experienced it, chances are you’ve skirted its edges once or twice. It’s a phenomenon alarmingly common in ministry professions. So how to cope with burnout when you feel it crouching at your door? Anxiety in the Bible: Philippians 4:6-7 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Philippians%204:6-7&version=NIV 2009-10-08T13:52:39-05:00 We're all familiar with stress and anxiety--they're part of everyday life, and we're always on the lookout for ways to reduce them. The Bible has a startingly simple solution for anxiety: trust in God, and find your anxiety replaced by a spiritual peace beyond anything you've experienced. "Tomorrow" in the Bible: Matthew 6:34 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%206:34&version=NIV 2009-09-30T18:05:12-05:00 Christians are frequently encouraged in the Bible not to be weighed down by worry, but to trust God to help them handle whatever challenges life throws at them. Here, we are told not to worry about future events that are beyond our control, but to concentrate on the present. Care in the Bible: 1 Peter 5:7 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Peter%205:7&version=NIV 2009-09-25T10:15:29-05:00 When we're feeling overwhelmed with stress, we're encouraged to "cast our anxiety" (sometimes translated "cares") on God. He's not a stern judge waiting for us to break under our worries; He actively wants to help carry our burdens.