By Kenny Tibbetts
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?
- What is the relationship between our anxiety and our trust in God?
- Jesus points to nature for examples of how God is in total control of everything including our lives. Can you think of a time when something you saw in nature reminded you of who God is?
- What can you do when you start to feel like your life is out of control and God has forgotten you?
Memorize verse 27.
“And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?”
Repeat it to yourself when it seems like things are out of control.
Thank God that He is in complete control of our lives and that we are not. Thank God for this reminder of His sovereignty. Pray for someone who is undergoing hardship right now, even if that is you. Ask God to show you how you might be a brother or sister to someone in our church who needs you.
Bible Reading Plan - Day 25