fighting anxiety lent #33

I feel like we are surrounded with so much worry and anxiety. So much so we are not even aware it’s happening at times. It creeps up on us throughout the day. What are we going to do to stop it from taking over our lives, how are we going to fact back when those […]

Pride causes Anxiety lent #32

Pride causes anxiety, it is the root of all our anxious thoughts. It’s our ugly pride that makes us afraid. Let’s define what pride is. Pride is self-satisfaction, insubordinate, refuses to trust,  self-reliant, anxious about the future. Now let’s look again at  1 Peter 5:6–7, 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God […]

humble lent #31

What does 1 Peter 5 have to say about being humble? verse 2-3:  Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve; not lording it over those entrusted to […]

Characteristics – lent #30

Now that you have had time to meditate on 1 Peter chapter 5 let’s look at what characteristics Peter points out believers have. When reading this chapter did you see a lot of similarities to chapter 2? 1 Peter 5:1-13 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of […]

1 Peter Chapter 5 lent #29

It’s hard to believe that Easter is right around the corner. Have you been able to spend intimate time with God this Lenten season? praying Are you still praying for your 3 non-believers? Has the Lord shown you anything in regards to them? The Lord is working in 2 of my 3 for sure. I […]