Want some peace of mind? So Pray!
Published February 22nd, 2019; Updated February 22nd, 2019
Main point summary
The remedy for anxiety is peace of mind, but the remedy for lack of peace is prayer.
Do not be anxious about anything.
a Be anxious for nothing,
Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving,
ἀλλʼ ἐν παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ δεήσει μετὰ εὐχαριστίας
but in everything by b prayer and supplication with thanksgiving
tell your requests to God.
τὰ αἰτήματα ὑμῶν γνωριζέσθω πρὸς τὸν θεόν.
let your requests be made known to God.
And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds 5 in Christ Jesus.
καὶ ἡ εἰρήνη τοῦ θεοῦ ἡ ὑπερέχουσα πάντα νοῦν φρουρήσει τὰς καρδίας ὑμῶν καὶ τὰ νοήματα ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ.
And a the peace of God, which surpasses all 1 comprehension, will b guard your hearts and your c minds in d Christ Jesus.