Cared For
1 Peter 5:5-7
Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility…

Away in my native town lived an old woman, very poor and very wretched. Sickness and poverty and age together had made her as wrinkled and soured as she could be. Everybody had heard her long tale of troubles over and over again, and she made the most of them, as folks generally do, and invariably ended with the doleful moan, "I'm old, and lone, and poor and I've got nobody in all the world to give me a bit of care." One day she came hurrying up to our house as fast as her stiff joints could carry her; her face seemed to have lost half its wrinkles, her eyes actually shone with delight. "What can have happened?" thought everybody, as she came near. Everybody soon knew. "Bless ye," she cried, "I've got a letter from my boy in California — and I thought he was dead years agone — and he's doing well, and he says I mustn't fret, for he'll care for me as long as I live." She had lost her care — somebody cared for her.

(M. Guy Pearse.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

WEB: Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

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