What does the Bible say about stress?

Question: “What does the Bible say about stress?” Answer: The dictionary defines stress as “physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension.” Some stress is necessary and even good—such as the physical strain we put on our muscles in order to make them stronger. But when we talk about “stress,” we are usually referring to excessive or negative mental … More What does the Bible say about stress?

WE ARE SUFFERING FROM A SOCIAL RECESSION, TOO.

By Michael Hendrix  August 21, 2020   This essay is part of a special series of the American Project that seeks to address the crisis of loneliness during the global COVID-19 pandemic.   New Yorkers are used to hearing sirens. And then came March’s round-the-clock ambulance wails, every hour of every day. Through the barred windows of my … More WE ARE SUFFERING FROM A SOCIAL RECESSION, TOO.

Praying When You Feel Anxiety or Depression

Did You Know? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. People with an anxiety disorder are three to five … More Praying When You Feel Anxiety or Depression

Attacking Anxiety

The following 14 Part series by John MacArthur and staff at GTY explores the biblical answers to Anxiety, Doubt and Worry. Along with  God’s Sovereignty and the Believer’s response.        Unshakable Peace Believers often find themselves living in contradiction to the world, and we should. The runaway anxiety and constant fear that grips … More Attacking Anxiety

Overwhelmed by God

Overwhelmed by God Jeremy Peters | April 28, 2020 Overwhelmed is a strong word that many of us can resonate with. Written into this word is imagery of capture—of being crushed. The word overwhelmed itself paints the picture of a boat being careened by a wave of water: completely submerged, buried, and smothered in drowning and disorientation. But the … More Overwhelmed by God

John MacArthur on Anxiety and God’s Sovereignty

It should be clear by now that unchecked anxiety isn’t good for you. It’s a sin expressly forbidden by the Lord, so there is the spiritual cost to consider. But it’s also harmful to your health, your productivity, and your relationships. It wreaks havoc throughout your life, and as we saw yesterday, it strangles your … More John MacArthur on Anxiety and God’s Sovereignty

Tempted

When we think of being tempted we think of doing things wrong that is sinning against God. Of course that is true, and we need to Armor Up daily to fight off the willy temptations of the devil what other types of temptations are running about especially with the COVID-19 situation? How about: Anger – maybe … More Tempted