It’s a very simple command that has life-altering results. Try practicing this command from Jesus this week.
What does it mean to be “in Christ”?
What are evidences that we are “in Christ”?
What old things have “passed away” in your life?
What “new things” have come since you started following Jesus?
How does this verse affect you, encourage you or relate to your walk with God?
In what way do you see this verse being real in your life and how can you use that fact to encourage anyone else?
What does it mean to say the scripture is “God-breathed”?
How does scripture prove to be profitable for teaching? reproof? correction? training in righteousness?
How do people “mishandle” God’s Word? How have you mishandled God’s Word?
How important is God’s Word to you and your daily life?
What Source do you look to most for instruction? correction? training?
How does anything and everything affect you?
What causes you to be anxious?
What is the difference between prayer and supplication?
How does Thanksgiving play into your prayer life? How does it affect your anxiety level?
In reading this verse and thinking about it, how can you respond when things seem out of your control?
When you pray, do you feel that you really “give things to God” or just ask Him to do it “your way”?
Have you ever considered that the things that stress you could be a way for your faith to grow? How can your faith grow in and through your anxieties?
What do you seem to place your confidence in other than God, or Jesus?
How do those things seem to make you feel secure or confident?
What work does God seem to be doing in your life right?
How is this work a continuation of things God has been doing in your life?
What is it that God is building in your future? Can you see anything?
How does this verse bring you confidence or courage about anything in your life currently?
Why is this a good verse to memorize or ponder?