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verse 25: “Anxiety in the heart of a man weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.”

Anxiety. Extreme worry and/or concern. It can become so encompassing, it affects your whole body. It can interfere with your thinking. Such an emotion can cause you to become physically ill, to literally feel as if you have the entire world on your shoulders. It can drag on you like an anchor; it can pull you down to your knees. My wife and I have a friend who is going through such anxiety right now. Our hearts hurt for her and her family during this time.

But sometimes when you are brought low, when you are brought to your knees…that’s where you’ll find God waiting to help. Let me quote a “glad word” here for you: John 3:16. Another one is specifically for anxiety: Matthew 6:25-34. When you find anxiety crowding your every thought…think on Jesus. Jesus never said the Christian walk would be easy, but He did say He’d be there with us.

Something to think about.

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