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Pray With Thanksgiving

November 21, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Peace in Turbulent Times

Passage: Philippians 4:4–4:9

Introduction

 

 

 

  1. Anxiety is a ______________ problem.

 

“Do not be anxious about anything”

 

 

  1. ______________ is the spiritual solution to anxiety.

 

“But in everything by prayer and supplication…

let your requests be made known to God.”

 

 

III. Prayer with ______________ is key to overcoming anxiety.

 

“Prayer and supplication with thanksgiving”

 

 

  1. You remember God’s ______________ in the past.

 

 

  1. You submit to God’s ____________ in the present.

 

 

  1. You trust God’s _____________ for the future.

 

 

  1. God promises to replace anxiety with ______________.

 

“And the peace of God”

 

 

Conclusion

 

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gently and lowly in heart,

and you will find rest for your souls.”  Matthew 11:28

 

  

Application Questions

 

  1. What causes you the most anxiety? Why?
  2. How can you know when a legitimate concern becomes sinful anxiety?
  3. Is it hard for you to pray when your anxious? Why? Why not?
  4. Why is prayer with thanksgiving so powerful for calming your fears?

 

 

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