There are many reasons indeed

For us to be anxious with fear,

But the Lord expressly says

‘Be anxious for nothing’ since He is near.

Lockdowns with all frustrations

Can lead to much anxiety;

With financial loss and shattered dreams

Where hope cannot be seen.

Lockdowns strip the soul of a nation

Where fear can overtake,

But the Lord sends a timely reminder

For His extended hand to take.

We’re all suffering to some extent

But when we trust in Him,

His protection, love and comfort

Will envelop our soul within.

When we trust in Him

Irrespective of worldly events,

He’ll never leave us nor forsake us

Where His blessings are heaven sent.

If He can raise the dead

He’s able to look after our needs,

As His ways are higher and better

And when we ask He intercedes.

When we believe in His promises

That no weapon against us will prosper,

We trust in His sincere words

Where protection will be fostered.

When we become anxious for nothing

Our faith and hope within,

Becomes a shield and a guard for our soul

As we trust in only Him.

We thank God for Jesus Christ

Who settled our debt on the cross,

So undeserved, yet by grace alone

So there’s no eternal loss.

(C) P.B. 2021

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7

“Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, but a good word makes it glad.”  Proverbs 12:25

“It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man.”  Psalm 118:8

“For He Himself has said, I will never leave you nor forsake you.”  Hebrews 13:5

“The Lord is my helper; I will not fear.  What can man do to me?”  Hebrews 13:6

“By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches and honour and life.”  Proverbs 22:4

“No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgement You shall condemn.”  Isaiah 54:17

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