According to Corrie ted Boom, worry is a cycle of insufficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear”
“Set your mind and keep focused habitually on the things above [the heavenly things], not on things that are on the earth [which have only temporal value].
So put to death and deprive of power the evil longings of your earthly body [with its sensual, self-centered instincts] immorality, impurity, sinful passion, evil desire, and greed, which is [a kind of] idolatry [because it replaces your devotion to God].
Because of these [sinful] things the [divine] wrath of God is coming on the sons of disobedience [those who fail to listen and who routinely and obstinately disregard God’s precepts],” Colossians 3:2, 5-6 AMP
“If you close your heart and refuse to listen to God’s instruction, even your prayer will be despised.”
Proverbs 28:9 TPT
“But whoever listens to me will live without worry and will be free from the dread of disaster.”
Proverbs 1:33 GW
“For I the LORD will speak, and whatever word I speak will be accomplished. ”
Ezekiel 12:25an AMP
“So shall they fear The name of the LORD from the west, And His glory from the rising of the sun; When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him.” Isaiah 59:19 NKJV
Now arise in the fullness of your union with our Lord.”
“Be cheerful with joyous celebration in every season of life. Let joy overflow, for you are united with the Anointed One!”
Philippians 4:1b,4 TPT