Strategies for Success in Stress

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These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world- John 16:33

We live in challenging times. War in the Middle East, Russia and Ukraine, Ebola epidemic, Syria, Iraq, persecution of Christians, airplanes disappearing or getting shot out of the sky, the rise of militant Islam, terrorism…the headlines are continual reminders that we are living in a world  spinning out of control. Add to this the dynamics of life; raising children, paying bills, pressures at work, keeping harmony in your marriage, rising prices, and spiritual ups and downs, and we have a toxic brew for stress and anxiety.
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God’s Word is Amazing!

Many gather around their televisions each evening in hopes of discovering something truly AMAZING. There’s the AMAZING RACE, AMAZING  stories, The AMAZING spider man, AMAZING Births, AMAZING Grace, The AMAZING Journey, The AMAZING Salsa Dance, The AMAZING Magic  Show, The AMAZING World of Gumball, The AMAZING Captain Nemo, and my personal favorite…Mr Ed, The AMAZING Talking Horse (you may remember that one back in 1961) … this generation was raised on Beevis and Buthead but I want you to know that I come from a generation of truly wholesome television  entertainment  of “talking horses”  With all the distractions of the amazing TV programming it is a wonder that some can find time for reading the Word at all…  It’s like the mother who received a home visit from her pastor. Desiring to impress upon the pastor the great depths of her spirituality and devotion, she turned to her young daughter and said, “ sweetie, do me a favour and go and get that book YOU know your mother loves to read”. The little girl returned with the TV guide.

In the book of Timothy we see a young man who was raised on the Word of God and because of the strong Christian influence in his life he was wise in the matters of salvation

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