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Why Worry

Why Worry: Part 1: Matthew 6:24-34

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3 Questions About Worry

1. Does Worry Make Sense?

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?

Matthew 6:25-26 (NIV)

2. Does Worry Make Things Better?

Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?

Matthew 6:27 (NIV)

3. Does Worry Bring Me Closer To God?

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your lifeā€¦

Matthew 6:25 (NIV)

So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.

Matthew 6:31-32 (NIV)

So how do I stop worrying?

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6:33-34 (NIV)