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Teen Tuesday—Stop Worrying, Start Praying

Question: What do we worry about most? Answer: About our relationships with our parents, brothers and sisters, friends and acquaintances. And we can’t stop there! Oh no, we’ve also got to worry about relationships with our enemies, about the mean girls—and about knowing what to do and how to handle problem people.

And as if that’s not enough, we worry about what others think of us, what we look like—if we are too fat or too thin, if we are pretty enough. And don’t leave out worrying about boyfriends, dating, the future … nicely topped off with worrying about our school­work and grades, about getting up in front of others, about an upcoming social event.

 So how do you stop worrying? You start praying!

Present your requests to God.
And the peace of God, 
which transcends all understanding,
will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6-7

Present your requests to God. Pray from your heart … and with all your heart! Pray, pray, pray! Keep nothing back, great or small. God wants to hear your every concern! So present them to Him. Leave them in the lap of the Almighty. Let Him wrap you up in the comforting truth that He cares for you and will take care of you..

Check out A Young Woman’s Guide to Prayer for help to stop worrying and start praying!

Read Teen Tuesday—Stop Worrying, Start Praying on Elizabeth & Jim George.

Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.


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