Philippians 4:4-9

  1. What are things or situations that cause you to worry or become anxious?  When you worry or feel anxious, how do you react?
  2. Read Philippians 4:4-9.  Why do you think this passage is the most highlighted passage in the Bible on Kindle?  How do Paul’s words inspire you? How do they challenge you?
  3. From the passage in Philippians, Max Lucado created the acronym CALM to help us respond to anxiousness and worry:  Celebrate God’s goodness, Ask God for help, Leave your concerns with God, Meditate on good things.  How do these concepts speak to you in times of worry and anxiousness?  

Going Deeper

As you go out this week, note the situations that cause feelings of worry or anxiousness in your life.  What is your first response?  Consider the CALM concepts and how these concepts can help you experience calm and peace in these situations.