Facing Anxiety

September 10 2023

Series: New Starts

Topic: anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental illness in America and affects 18.1% of the population every year! The % of adults from 18-54 who suffer from anxiety went from 8.1% in 2019 to 27.3% in 2021.

4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7

8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:8-9

How do we deal with anxiety?

  1. Think on positive things
  2. Don’t allow your mind to play scenarios
  3. Medicine
  4. Talk to someone
  5. Get in the Bible and KNOW your worth
  6. Hold tight to the aspects of God