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Philippians chp 4: 3 to 9: ‘The Truth Test and 8 Dimensions of Thought’ : Dr J Stewart Gillespie  

The secret of a mind set free of anxiety

A study from Philippians chapter 4 on the subject of anxiety; what does the bible have to say on overcoming anxiety, gaining victory over our worry and fears? 

In this message I am not  attempting to give a lecture; but trying more to paint a picture! The picture I have in mind is  that of Matthew 14; the storm tossed disciples in the boat. 

In essence this message on anxiety has only 1 point and 4 pointers to that sole point: 

To know the peace of God (v7) we

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Philippians chapter 4 verses 3 to 9 - Overcoming Anxiety - Dr J Stewart Gillespie  

Philippians chapter 4 verses 3 to 9 - Overcoming Anxiety - Dr J Stewart Gillespie

A study on what the bible has to say on the subject of anxiety.

Overcoming anxiety as a Christian.

Want to use Matthew chapter 14 as a picture background on which to write the text of Philippians chapter 4. 

The picture of the disciples in a storm tossed boat in the midst of the sea. 

A place provoking anxiety and a place where they found the secret of peace! 

This is the same secret Paul presents in Philippians chapter…

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Philippians chapter 1 verses 12 to 18 - Coping with the Crises - J Stewart Gillespie  

It is one of the great causes of concern / stress when circumstances in life are changed out with our control! 

When circumstances are changed out with our control – people often react by attempting to return the circumstances back to a familiar norm, they often fail, increasing still further their anxiety. 

With that in mind an American Bible teacher many years ago phrased the serenity prayer: 

               ‘God give me the courage to change the things I can change 

               The serenity to accept…

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