40 DITW [Days in the Word] Day # 5

40 DITW – JOURNAL – DAY # 5

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Phil. 4:6 [NIV]

READ THE ENTIRE VERSE SEVERAL TIMES, STOPPING AFTER EACH WORD TO WRITE DOWN YOUR THOUGHTS

DO NOT BEknock it off – don’t

ANXIOUSnervous, worried

ABOUTconcerning

ANYTHING – no matter what –

BUT IN EVERTHING  – all things of importance

BY PRAYERconversation with God;

AND PETITION an appeal or request

WITH THANKSGIVINGgratitude

PRESENTgive – come forward into the presence of another

YOUR REQUESTS hopes and wishes – politely or formally ask for

TO GODthe creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme

REWRITE THE VERSE USING THE DEFINITIONS OF THE WORDS IN THE VERSE:

Knock off the worries concerning things that don’t matter, but all the things that are important have a conversation with God about and request from Him with gratitude to answer your hopes and wishes, He is the ruler of the universe

PARAPHARSE THE VERSE:

Don’t sweat the all the small stuff, but bring every big deal to God’s attention requesting with appreciation that He’d meet your needs and some of your wants.

APPLY IT!

How does this verse apply to your life and what will you do about it?

Big or small, take it all to God. Remembering that He’s God and I’m not. Ask for help, accept the help, thanking Him for the help.

PRAYER

Holy Spirit,

Quicken my thoughts and actions and teach me to turn to Father first. Whatever this day brings, with open hands let me hand it off to the three of you, for your glory and your honor.

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