Fret: To distress ones-self. (devour) Chafe, worry, brood, agitate, stew, kindle (cause to begin or continue burning), to eat away, get worked up, lose sleep over, fume, disturb, cause to ripple, wear away.
Psalms 37:8 - Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret - it only leads to evil.
I Peter 5:6-8 - Humble yourselves, therefore under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. (cause to fret)
Philippians 4:6-8 - 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 minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things.
Proverbs 68:19 - Praise be to the LORD! To God our Savior who daily bears our burdens.
Proverbs 12:31 - But whoever listens to me will live without worry and will be free from the dread of disaster.
Isaiah 28:16 - This is what the Almighty LORD says; I am going to lay a rock in Zion, a rock that has been tested, a precious cornerstone, a solid foundation. Whoever believes in him will not worry.
Luke 10:41 - "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things," but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
Luke 12:25-26 - Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
Proverbs 24:19-20 - Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked, for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out.
Matthew 6:33-34 - But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Thereforedo not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Mark 4:19 - but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke out the word, making it unfruitful.
Luke 21:34 - Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness, and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.
Matthew 6:25-26 - "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
Mark 13:11 - But whenever they lead you away and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what you should speak or think. But speak whatever shall be given to you in that hour. For it is not you who speaks, but the Holy Spirit.
A PRISM Topic: is God’s Word on a single subject. A Relationship Topic is a perspective from God's Word on relationships. A PRISM Topic Packet is a grouping of PRISM or Relationship Topics of similar subjects... part of the M: Meditate on theWord of PRISM – (5 Things You Can Do Daily in God’s Word) to transform the way you think. Ask God what PRISM Topic or Relationship Topic He wants you to meditate on today.Take your PRISM Topic, Relationship Topic or Packet with you! Come back to them multiple times a day! “It is to be with him, and he is to meditate on it day and night, so that he may learn to fear the LORD…” - Deuteronomy 17:19