"Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with
thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth
all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
No care but all prayer. No anxiety but much joyful communion with God. Carry your desires
to the Lord of your life, the guardian of your soul. Go to Him with two portions of prayer
and one of fragrant praise. Do not pray doubtfully but thankfully. Consider that you have
your petitions, and therefore thank God for His grace. He is giving you grace; give Him
thanks, Hide nothing. Allow no want to lie rankling in your bosom; "make known your
requests." Run not to man. Go only to your God, the Father of Jesus, who loves you in
This shall bring you God's own peace. You shall not be able to understand the peace which
you shall enjoy. It will enfold you in its infinite embrace. Heart and mind through Christ
Jesus shall be steeped in a sea of rest. Come life or death, poverty, pain, slander, you
shall dwell in Jesus above every rolling wind or darkening cloud. Will you not obey this
Yes, Lord, I do believe thee; but, I beseech thee, help mine unbelief.