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A Bundle of Nerves

Today’s Verse:

After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. ~Genesis 15:1

Have you ever been at the place in life where you felt like a bundle of nerves? This is a way of saying that you are very nervous and anxious about your situation in life. It is a way of describing being anxious, nervous, and fearful. Abraham had just soundly defeated five Canaanite kings with his few, but well-organized, militia of household servants. The king of Sodom demanded that Abraham make a trade with him. Abraham took a strong stand against these pagan kings. As things settled down, he became nervous and anxious about the possibility of these kings attacking him and his family. He was overcome with thoughts of defeat and death. He was at the place in life most of us will be at one time or another. He was overcome with anxiety and fear, and was not sure what to do. It is at that critical moment that God gave him a surefire remedy for anxiety. Let us see the remedy for when you are a bundle of nerves.

We must have faith in God’s Precepts.

“After these things the