Worry vs Concern Whats the difference? Let's look at some well known scriptures: Philippians 4:6 NASB Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 1 Peter 5:6-7 NASB Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,  casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. Now regarding concern we have: 1 Corinthians 7:32 NASB But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord; 2 Corinthians 11:29, 32 NASB Who is weak without my being weak? Who is led into sin without my intense concern?  In Damascus the ethnarch under Aretas the king was guarding the city of the Damascenes in order to seize me, Then there is the following internet post: http://www.virtueonline.org/portal/modules/news/article.php?storyid=18046 This author seems to think he knows the difference but fails to offer clear guidelines on how I can tell the difference. He seems to be advocating a kind of "righteous worry". Is there a such a thing? What are your thoughts?