Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Wednesday in the Word

Luke 12:22-34

Do Not Worry


22Then Jesus said to his disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 24Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! 25Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life[b]? 26Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?

27"Consider how the lilies grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 28If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, how much more will he clothe you, O you of little faith! 29And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it. 30For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. 31But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.

32"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will not be exhausted, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

6 comments:

Talitha said...

Oh Michelle, yay! Thank you. I was in Matthew 6:25-34 this morning for my devotions... my fresh today devotions. ;-) Do not worry. The Lord is making sure I hear Him loud and clear!

ThyHandHathProvided said...

I really needed to hear this right now. Thank you.

Conny said...

Sometimes just telling me not to worry is all I need to hear. Thanks for the passages. ~

WhiteStone said...

I'm so glad for these words from Jesus. We need to hear them day after day, worry after worry!!!!

underthebigbluesky said...

needed this today. thanks :-)

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