What does the Bible say about decrease?
John 3:30 “He must become greater; I must become less.” The ministries of John the Baptist and Jesus are overlapping.
What does the Bible say about reducing risk?
Proverbs 22:3 – “A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” This passage shows clearly that it is 1.) Foolish to fail to recognize (foresee) risk, 2.) A wise person takes adequate precautions to proactively deal with risk, and 3.)
What does the Bible say about reducing stress?
Philippians 4:6: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Luke 12:25: “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?”
Who said I must decrease he must increase?
Finally, John makes one of the most counter-cultural statements in the New Testament: �He [Jesus] must increase, but I must decrease� (v 30).
Does God want us to take risk?
Abraham’s faith, which led him to agree to take big risks for God, earned him the name ‘friend of God’. Therefore, let us not fear taking risks when God asks us to. We do not need to fear if the risks that we take are based on our faith in the God who can do all things.
What did Jesus say about stress?
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” The Good News: If you use prayer as a means for comfort, God will provide you with peace of mind.
What does the Bible say about relieving yourself?
As part of your equipment have something to dig with, and when you relieve yourself, dig a hole and cover up your excrement. For the LORD your God moves about in your camp to protect you and to deliver your enemies to you.
What is the point of Genesis 22?
This is what happens in Genesis 22. God tells Abraham: “Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you.” Abraham starts to obey.