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Rejoicing in Father’s Care!

Scripture reading for October 13th:  Matthew 3-7
Key Scriptures:  Matthew 6:25-27  “”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?””

Jesus Christ taught the crowds that followed Him and His own disciples about the Father and His loving care for them.  He pointed to the birds and how they are cared for.  They don’t worry or fear for their next meal.  God provides for the many creatures He has made.  And man, made in God’s own image is much more valuable than the birds.  We can depend on God’s care for our basic needs and obey His command to seek His kingdom and righteousness first of all.

Rejoicing in Father’s Care:  “Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.  He covers the sky with clouds; He supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.  He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call.”  (Psalm 147:7-9)

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