Challenge
Confidence: God wants us to trust him enough not to worry. 

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, 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 

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
1 Peter 5:7

Preparation
• Praise God for who He is
• Confess your sinfulness and need for cleansing
• Allow His Spirit to draw you near
• Listen as He speaks to you

Requests

• Move Christians to bring their concerns to God in prayer
• Free followers of Christ from the feeling of bondage that comes with worry
• Do not let worry become a passion-killer
• Help Christians to feel confidence in their God and trust that He will look after them
• Cause non-believers to turn to God and feel the peace that believers feel when they let Him help shoulder the burden of worry
• Help people to realize that God cares for us and wants to help us through the things that make us anxious

Thanksgiving
• Thank God for hearing you
• Trust that God is at work to accomplish His will

Optional Readings

Matthew 6:25-34