God does not want us to be agitated, worried or afraid. Jesus wants us to remember that we do not have to be troubled, even in these last days. We can keep ourselves from being emotionally disturbed. When we are troubled or agitated, we are operating in a form of fear. Fear connects us to the things we fear, and gives Satan access to our lives.

  1. King Nebuchadnezzar had a troubling dream. He was so disturbed by the dream that he could not sleep (Daniel 2:1, AMP).
    1. Whenever we have disturbing dreams, we can maintain our peace by believing the Word of God instead of the dream.
      1. Have you ever had a nightmare that caused you to be fearful even after you woke up? (Daniel 4:5, AMP).
      2. You can cancel out the effectiveness of the bad dream by using your authority and exercising your ability to bind and loose.
      3. Whenever we become agitated or troubled, we must go to the Word immediately.
      4. We activate the Word of God in our lives by believing and speaking it.
  2. The disciples became troubled, fearful, and alarmed when they saw Jesus walking on the water (Mark 6:50, AMP).
    1. Jesus calmed their fears by telling them there was no reason to be afraid.
    2. The words troubled, fear, and alarmed are all associated with agitation.
  3. Jesus experienced agitation when he knew Judas was going to betray Him (John 13:21, AMP).
    1. Instead of yielding to agitation, Jesus resisted it. He kept His peace.
      1. We should never allow agitation and distress to remain. We must hold on to our peace.
      2. There is a reason Jesus tells us to not be troubled. It is our responsibility to control our emotions (John 14:1, 27, AMP).
      3. When He comes back, will He find you holding on to your peace? (2 Peter 3:14, AMP).
  4. We greatly benefit from having a worry-free life.
    1. Without worry, we can hear from God more clearly.
    2. Anxiety weighs our hearts down (Proverbs 12:25, AMP).
    3. God encourages us when we remember Him (Ecclesiastes 12:1-5, AMP).
    4. Jesus tells us not to worry, but to remember that God cares about us (Matthew 6:25-34, AMP).
    5. Even if we suffer for doing what is right, God will reward us (1 Peter 3:14, AMP).
    6. We should pray about everything, and thank God for all that He has done for us (Philippians 4:6, AMP).

Scripture References:

  • Daniel 2:1, 4:5, AMP
  • Mark 6:50, AMP
  • John 13:21, 14:1, 27, AMP
  • 2 Peter 3:14, AMP
  • Proverbs 12:25, AMP
  • Ecclesiastes 12:1-5, AMP
  • Matthew 6:25-34, AMP
  • 1 Peter 3:14, AMP
  • Philippians 4:6, AMP

Pastor Robert Bagonza

Senior Pastor Redeemed Church