The Lord Careth for You
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…

"One very hot summer's day I was driving along a dusty road, when I overtook a woman with a heavy basket on her arm. I did not want to feel like the priest in the story that Jesus told, who 'passed by on the other side,' so I offered her a ride. She gladly accepted it, but as she rode still carried the heavy basket on her arm. 'My good woman,' I said as kindly as I could, 'your basket would ride just as well in the bottom of the trap, and you would be much more comfortable.' 'Ah, so it would, sir, thank you; I never thought of that,' she said, as she put her burden down. 'That is very much like what I often do,' I remarked after a little while. 'Like you do, sir?' and the woman looked up inquiringly. 'Yes; I, too, often carry heavy burdens when there is no need for it.' She waited for my explanation. 'The Lord Jesus has taken me up into His chariot, and I rejoice to ride in it, but very often I carry a great burden of care on my back that would ride just as well if I put it down, for the Lord would carry me and my cares too.' 'Yes, bless the Lord!' said she, with a joy that told that she had found the cure for care. 'It is true, sir, when He takes us up in His chariot, He taken cares and all.' Here is the cure for your cares, for all the little daily worries and the burdens of anxiety that oppress you — the Lord careth for you."

(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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