Everyone experiences some kind of stress, and it's impossible to get rid of all stress. For some, stress can even be motivational. The word stress does not occur in the Bible, but distress, distressed, distresses, and distressing occur in the NIV 111 times. So clearly the Bible has a lot to say about this human phenomenon.
What Causes Stress?
Defining the universal problem of stress
People, events, thoughts, and emotions can cause stress. The first step in dealing with stress is figuring out what causes it for you.
Signs of Stress
How do you know if you are stressed?
Stress may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. It may be to blame for that nagging headache, frequent forgetfulness, or your decreased productivity at work. Stress can affect your body, thoughts, feelings, and behavior. But when you learn to recognize common stress symptoms, you can take steps to manage them.
The Stress of Change
How can we learn to deal with the changes that come to most of us?
There are many life-changing events that are stressful to almost everyone, such as the death of a loved one, marriage, pregnancy, buying a house, and even Christmas. This study looks at how to deal with these inevitable changes.
Biblical Ways to Overcome Stress
The Bible gives us some clear ways to find peace in the midst of stress.
Everyone wants peace of mind. We look for it in a lot of different ways—from pills to pillows, from mantras to mediation. But true peace comes only from Christ and the wisdom of the Bible.
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