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Sermon Quotes

                      Worry

Henry Ward Beecher

It’s not the work which kills people, it’s the worry. It’s not the revolution that destroys machinery it’s the friction.

 Wendell Berry

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief…. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

Dale Carnegie

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.

 Robert Frost

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

Richard Lewis

My grandfather was a juggler in a Russian circus. He was able to worry about six things at once.

Abraham Lincoln

I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.

John Locke

What worries you, masters you.

Martin Luther

Pray, and let God worry.

 

George Macdonald

It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. It is when tomorrow’s burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.

 

Olin Miller

You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.

Comte De Rivarol

The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.

Corrie Ten Boom

Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.

 

 Corrie Ten Boom

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.

Mark Twain

I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.

Ann Voskamp

Worry is belief gone wrong. Because you don’t believe that God will get it right.

The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc, p. 60.

Warren Wiersbe

Most Christians are being crucified on a cross between two thieves: Yesterday’s regret and tomorrow’s worries.

Brian King, M.D.

I love social media, but it really does provide worry fuel for a lot of people.

 The Art of Taking It Easy: How to Cope with Bears, Traffic, and the Rest of Life’s Stressors, Apollo Publishers, 2019.

Brian King, M.D.

And that’s the thing about worrying, it does nothing to prevent bad things from happening. Worrying does not affect the outcome of a situation, it doesn’t make adverse events less likely to occur, it just makes our life less great.

 The Art of Taking It Easy: How to Cope with Bears, Traffic, and the Rest of Life’s Stressors, Apollo Publishers, 2019.

Richard Bandler and John Grinder

What you call “worry” . . . I call “preparation.”

Ernest Hemingway

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. if something is wrong, fix it if you can. but train yourself not to worry: worry never fixes anything.

Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The result of worrying about the future is that you are crippling yourself in the present.

Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, 417.

Brian King, M.D.

And that’s the thing about worrying, it does nothing to prevent bad things from happening. Worrying does not affect the outcome of a situation, it doesn’t make adverse events less likely to occur, it just makes our life less great.

 The Art of Taking It Easy: How to Cope with Bears, Traffic, and the Rest of Life’s Stressors, Apollo Publishers, 2019.

Joyce Meyer

Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair, rocking back and forth; it’s always in motion and it keeps you busy, but it never gets you anywhere.

Trusting God Day by Day: 365 Daily Devotions, FaithWords, 2018.

​​Trina McNeilly

Worrying, then, is the act of putting our expectation and hope into a distressing possibility rather than putting our faith in a good God.

Unclutter Your Soul: Overcome What Overwhelms You, Thomas Nelson, 2022.               

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