Casting All Your Cares on Him
A sermon on "worry"
Lk. 10:38-ff Martha worried about serving her guest (without Mary's help) Sometimes we fail to weigh what is truly important in our lives.
Lk. 12:13-15 Someone worried about getting their share of an inheritance
Think how many families have suffered ill feelings over such as this.
Lk. 12:16-21 Parable of the rich fool. He worried about his abundance
Misplaced values can cause worry and loss of focus on the important.
Lk. 12:22-31 No need for worry about necessities. God takes care of us.
Take the time to look at the birds & remember God's promise.
Worry reflects a lack of trust, which indicates a lack of faith
Ex. 16:1-3 Israel began to murmur. They were worried about food.
Worry leads to unthankfulness, which leads to complaining.
Ex. 16:13-31 God gave them manna according to their need.
A lesson on trust.
Heb. 13:5-6 Learn to be content by knowing that God will not forsake you.
God never abandons His children like some human fathers do.
Phil. 4:6-9 Don't worry about anything, but PRAY
Instead of worrying, meditate on the good and do His will.
1 Pet. 5:6-7 "Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, (7) casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
Jn. 11:1-7, 17-27
Look beyond the troubles of the day - to relief from all that causes tears.
Rev. 21:4 "And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away."
God has invited us to be with Him in heaven later, by following Him now.
Mt. 11:28-ff "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (29) Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (30) For My yoke is easy and My burden is light."