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Overcoming Anxiety: Finding Peace, Discovering God


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Philippians 4:6-7

Finding God's Peace

Paul J. Bucknell

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Philippians 1:9-11 Intro | Philippians 1:9a Practical love |
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Overview of Philippians 4:1-9 | The Peace of God Philippians 4:1-7
Philippians 4:6-7 Peace of God - Bible Study Questions
The God of Peace Philippians 4:8-9 | Handout Philippians 4:1-9


Bible Study Questions for Philippians 4:6-7 show how to bring God’s indescribable peace into our lives of worry. Christ is to be actively pursued because of His grand plans for our lives.

Philippians 4:6-7

“6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7).

Intro to the passage (Philippians 4:2-7)

    1. What are the four areas Paul highlights Christ’s transforming influence in verses 4:2-7

    2. Do you think worry is a problem in our society?

    3. Do most of God’s people experience God’s great and glorious peace? Why or why not?

A) The Challenge to be Free from Worry (Phil 4:6)

    1. How do you personally respond to this challenge, “Be anxious for nothing.”

    2. Do you think that includes very difficult times?

    3. Isn’t worry natural?

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B) The Caution of Making Exceptions for Worry (Phil 4:6)

    1. Take a close look at verse 6. Do you think there is any place for worries? Why or why not? What does the passage say?

    2. Why does Jesus say the reason for worry is our little faith? (Refer to “O men of little faith” (Matthew 6:30).

    3. What is worry? Try writing a definition.

    4. Does this definition work? Worry is the preoccupation of life without taking God’s constant love and power into consideration.

C) The Means of Grace through Prayer (Phil 4:6)

    1. What are the references to prayer in verse 6?

    2. How is prayer different from supplication?

    3. Why is it that God hears our requests?

    4. How does thanksgiving fit into making our supplications?

    5. Have you done that? Is it easy or hard for you?

D) The Resulting Peace of God (Phil 4:7)

    1. How can we best describe God’s peace?

    2. Name four aspects of God’s peace from this verse.

Deeper Reflections

    1. Do you tend to worry? What about?

    2. What exceptions do you usually make for your worries?

    3. Is anything wrong if we do worry? How do you know?

    4. Have you experienced this breakthrough prayer for God’s peace and provision?

    5. Do you believe God’s peace can really be obtained?

    6. What part of the prayer for peace is the hardest?

    7. Share you testimony of God’s awesome peace with others!

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