Have you been stressed out lately? If yes, how have you been dealing with it? We usually get stressed out because of the overwhelming pressure brought about by personal and family problems, concerns at work or studies and even dilemma in the business. Of course, there are a lot more reasons for us to be stressed out but these are the most common causes.
According to Science, stress is our natural response to any good or bad experiences that we usually encounter. This means that it can be triggered anytime of the day. Sadly, when it get the most out of us, it can change our routine drastically and affect even our health.
The good news is there are several ways to battle or overcome stress. But the best way to deal with it is to go back to God's Word. Here are five verses that you can remember to help you in dealing with stress:
1. JOHN 14:1
“Do not be worried and upset,” Jesus told them. “Believe in God and believe also in me."
2. PHILIPPIANS 4:6,7
Don't worry about anything, but in all your prayers ask God for what you need, always asking him with a thankful heart. 7And God's peace, which is far beyond human understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with Christ Jesus.
3. JAMES 1:2-4
My friends, consider yourselves fortunate when all kinds of trials come your way, for you know that when your faith succeeds in facing such trials, the result is the ability to endure. Make sure that your endurance carries you all the way without failing, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.
4. PSALM 46:1-3
God is our shelter and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not be afraid, even if the earth is shaken and mountains fall into the ocean depths; even if the seas roar and rage, and the hills are shaken by the violence.
5. ROMANS 8:28
We know that in all things God works for good with those who love him, those whom he has called according to his purpose.
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