Sunday, November 8, 2015

Sunday 8th November 2015

Title - Stress

Teacher:- Pastor Paul Orimolusi

Main Text:- John 4:6.

Bible Passages:- Philippians 3:15, 1 kings 19:1-5.

We all know Jesus was a super natural human yet  in the book of John 4:6, we are told he was wearied(stressed).
Stress could affect anyone irrespective of your title, status, race, background. etc

Different Types of stress 

  • Acute Stress
  • Episodic Acute Stress
  • Chronic stress

Acute Stress 

It comes from demands and pressures of the recent past and anticipated demands and pressures of the near future.. If not handled carefully could result in Episodic Stress
Could lead to psychologic distress.


i) Always in haste to get things done

 Episodic Acute Stress

There are those, however, who suffer acute stress frequently, whose lives are so disordered that they are studies in chaos and crisis. They're always in a rush, but always late. 

Characteristics those who suffer Episodic Acute Stress 

 i) Always in a rush to get things done yet always late.

ii) Always worried about everything

 iii) Constantly Dwelling on the past

iv) Pessimistic (do not see anything good in anyone or anything)

v) Resistant to Change

vi) Constant headache/Migrane

Chronic stress

This is the grinding stress that wears people away day after day, year after year. Chronic stress destroys bodies, minds and lives.

Those who suffer such are Hopeless. Give up on searching for solutions to their issues. This destroys their body, mind and lifestyle. Such are not in their right mind

 i)Physical and mental state depletes

ii) Could result in death, Suicide & Violence.

iii) Requires medical treatment

If stress is what you live with on a daily basis (especially Chronic stress), it could result into cancerous disease, hypertension, high blood pressure, stroke e.t.c


  • We must not abandon does going through these problems. Encouragement and follow up is important
  • Engage yourself in physical exercise 1Tim 4:8
  • Relax Gen 2:3
  • Keep Your Hope Alive.Job 14:7
  • Remember The promise of God regarding the situation threathening you
  • Remember All of God's goodness even in the past
  • Ask God for Angelic Assistance

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