April 21, 2024

Confident of the Father’s care

Passage: Matthew 6:19-34
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Theme: God the Father knows what is best for his children; seek his kingdom in confidence

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise...the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer. - Proverbs 6:6; 30:25
Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. - Proverbs 27:1

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. - Matthew 5:10-12

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. - Matthew 10:28-31