Do Not Worry
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Jesus said:
  • Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. ''Matthew 6:31''

    ''Dallas Willard`s paraphrase of this verse is: My advice to you would be, Just don`t worry about anything.''

    Jesus` invitation today is to a worry-free life based on the love of the Father.

    By: John Ortberg
    Category: Do Not Worry
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    Life in God`s power and presence
    What is the Gospel? It's that the Kingdom¨life in God's power and in God's presence¨is now available to anybody who wants it. Jesus taught about this all the time, and He said it was the most important thing in all of the world:
  • Don't worry about what you will eat and drink and wear, for people who don't know God run after these things, and your Heavenly Father knows that you need them. Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness¨His way of life. ''Matthew 6:31-33''

    Let everything else be second place. Everything else will fall into place. Everything else follows after this.

    By: John Ortberg
    Category: Do Not Worry
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    Do Not Worry

    Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing? See the birds of the sky, that they don't sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren't you of much more value than they?
    "Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan? Why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin, yet I tell you that even Solomon in all his glory was not dressed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today exists, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, won't he much more clothe you, you of little faith?
    "Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?' For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore don't be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day's own evil is sufficient.

    Matthew 6:25-34
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