Jan 14, 2018 | Rev. Larry Davies

Ask God for Help: Prayer not Despair

When those who are called to fish don’t fish, they fight, they stress, they have anxiety!

 The result? Church dropouts. Spiritual frustration. “Bah humbug” spirituality. Weak and divided churches. Poor testimonies. Broken hearts. And, sadly, poor go unfed, confused go uncounseled, and lost go unreached.

But note the other side of the fish tale: When those who are called to fish, they flourish!

Remember Philippians 4:4-9:

Celebrate God's Goodness: Rejoice in the Lord Always.

Ask God for help: Let your requests be made known to God.

Leave your concerns with him: With thanksgiving...

Meditate on good things: Think about things that are good and worthy of praise.

Celebrate. Ask. Leave. Meditate. C.A.L.M.

 We can calmly take our concerns to God because he is as near as our next breath!

 Before you lash out in fear, look up in faith.

 What Next?

Read: Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World by Max Lucado

Action: Less Fret: More Faith: An 11 Week Action Plan to Overcome Anxiety by Lucado Free at the church or free download by sending email to

Class: Anxious for Nothing led by Larry Davies & Mary Pasternak Wed. Jan 24 at 6:30

Need More? Email: Mary Pasternak at


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