Everyone suffers from stress at one time or another. It is a common human experience. When we redirect our focus on God, we find strength to endure. When we encounter hardship, we can succumb to stress, or we can view it as a means by which God can strengthen our faith and mould our character.
While “stress” is not specifically mentioned in the Bible, scripture does speak to things such as anxiety, worry, and trouble—things we often associate with stress—and gives us clear answers on how we should deal with them. No matter the type of stress in our lives, the starting point for dealing with it is Jesus Christ.
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