Getting Real About Life, about Love, and about God

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Friendly Reminder

There is no need to worry today. God knows what we need and his grace is sufficient for all of our needs. You don't have to stress out. You don't have to have all the answers. You don't have to be perfect. You don't have to get uptight. The more we try to be in control the more out of control things will be. The great theologian Bobby McFerron said it best, "Don't worry be happy."

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. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."

Love today.

In Christ's love and mine,

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