And why do you worry about clothes? Consider how the lilies of the field grow: They do not labor or spin.
Cross ReferencesHosea 14:5
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like the lily and take root like the cedars of Lebanon.
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?
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his lifespan?
"Martha, Martha," the Lord replied, "you are worried and upset about many things.
When you are brought before the synagogues, rulers, and authorities, do not worry about how to defend yourselves or what to say.
Then 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.
Consider how the lilies grow: They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory was adorned like one of these.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.
Chapter Outline1. Giving to the Needy
5. The Lord's Prayer
16. Proper Fasting
19. Store up Treasures in Heaven
25. Do Not Worry
33. but seek God's kingdom.
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