Overwhelmed[reposted from ChurchLeaders]

The Best Question to Ask Yourself When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

by Mark Altrogge

I remember one night when I expressed to my wife, Kristi, that I was feeling overwhelmed. At that time she asked me an incisive question: “What are you believing about God right now?”

This is a brilliant question to ask any time you are feeling disquieted in spirit, or anytime you’re feeling depressed or discouraged. I answered Kristi, “Well, if I am feeling overwhelmed, I guess I’m believing that God is giving me too much to bear. I guess I’m believing that God won’t be faithful to help me. Which in essence means I guess I’m believing that God has lied to me and is not good.”

Kristi’s question revealed that I was thinking hard thoughts of God. Continue reading…

For more on correcting our concept of God, see video, Journey Home to Love and this article.