Tuesday, May 20, 2014

SUBMISSION: The Secret to Stress-Relief (Matthew 11)

What activities give you energy? What activities drain you of energy?

Think about a time when you felt extremely weary. What caused your weariness?

How can life's busyness cause us to be weary? What things in your life keep you overly busy?

Read Matthew 11:28-30. Write these verses in your own words.

Which phrase in this passage is most meaningful to you? Why?

The yoke is a symbol representing submission to God. Read the following verses and identify what they teach about submitting to God.
Proverbs 3:6
Job 22:21
Romans 8:7
James 4:7

Apart from God, to what are people sometimes tempted to submit themselves? Why do you think people fall for these temptations?

How do the wrong priorities cause stress?

Why would life be more simple if a person was fully submitted to God?

What is one area of your life which needs to be submitted to God?

What one step can you take this week to be more submitted to God?

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