Christians have stress too Author:Dr. David Jeremiah message#1-the stress of the double agenda — explores the problem of stress and its growing impact on life. The physiological impact of stress is explained in simple terms. The message then directs the listeners to the wonderful promise of our Lord in Matthew 11:28-30. Relief from stress is found in letting the Lord have control of our lives...... more » in getting red of the double agenda.
message #2 stress begins in the heart
A mahor part of our problem is the emphasis on the "Outward Man :. Everything is geared toward youth and beauty. Little emphasis is placed on the growth of the "Inward Man". When crises and stress come, there is little to fall back upon. There is no inner strength. The result is emotional and spiritual collapse. The answere is found in daily renewing of the inward man.(II Cor. 4:16-18)
message #3 nanaging stress through prayer
Philipians 4:6-7 is the key text and it is explained as the alternative to stressful living. " Be anxious for nothing... but in everything by prayer..." Five principles of stress relieving prayer are presented.
message #4 think your way out of stress
When we learn how to control our minds, we have taken a giant step toward controlling the impact of stress. Philipians 4:8 cammands the Christian to get control of his mind...to think the kinds of thoughts that are characterized by the qualities of truth, honesty, loveliness , virtue, and praise.
message #5 all stressed up and howhere to go
When the pressure is on and stress begins to build up, our temptation is to turn to every other source but teh One that can help. Isaiah 30provides a dramatic lesson for today's Christian.When we are all steressed up, there really is no place to go but to the Lord.
message #6 the physical side of being spiritual
Psalm 139:13-16 describes the wonderful body which God has given to us. These bodies are boult to last of we treat them properly. This last message in the series gocuses on the importamce pf fp;;pwing some basic physical rules for managing stress. Regular exercose, right eating and relaxation/escape are explored and explaine« less