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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Do not worry...

I love how one of my favorite sections of the bible was todays devotional.... enjoy!

"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?"

And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith?

So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."

1 comment:

lisa said...

I remember Nick pointing this out to me when the going was really rough with Mathilda's sternal infection last year. Everyday seemed like it was bringing more of a scary burden with it and it was really starting to wear on us. This verse reminded us that we were not in control but needed to wait and see what the next new day would bring for us. Love you and love you entries here Kristi. Hug each other for us please. xoxo