Be Encouraged

Dan Pride
Pastor & Church Planter
Jax Metro Church
Mon Sep 13, 2010

Psalm 55
What should we do when we feel anxiety and stress?

Step 1. Regain a correct perspective.
David had been betrayed by the most intimate of friends.This lead to incorrect thinking. Many times this leads to very poor decisions.Psalm 116:11
How can I gain a healthy perspective?
-Talk to someone.
– Let someone talk to you.

Step 2.Confessing our sins.Which part of my stress is my sin?

Step 3.Self-Counsel.Sometimes God is all we have.
Psalm 116:7
Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.

Recount the miraculous things that God has already done.
1. Re-affirms our personal relationship with God.
2. Re-affirms God’s love toward us.

Step 4:Encourage yourself in the Lord. I Samuel 30:7

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