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The Power of Hope

The Power Of Hope: Hope For Anxious Hearts, 1 Peter 5:5-9

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Hope for Anxious Hearts
The Power of Hope
1 Peter 5:5-7

In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:5-7 (NIV)

I. Throw your worries on God

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)

All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
1 Peter 5-6 (NIV)

II. Don’t Hold Back

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
I Peter 5:7 (NIV)

III. God Has Your Back

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

You can throw the whole weight of your anxieties upon him, for you are his personal concern.
1 Peter 5:7 (PT)

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith.
1 Peter 5:8-9

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)