Do Not Worry

Posted by Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage


With the economy the way it is and so many people loosing there jobs, homes, and cars, my heart goes out to them. I just wanted to write these scripture for everyone. Some may have read these many of times and it will be a first time for others. After you read this please pray for someone in need.

Matthew 6: 25-34


25"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? 26Look 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? 27Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
28"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30If 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? 31So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' 32For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.



Ginger

This entry was posted at 8/10/2008 . You can follow any responses to this entry through the comments feed .

19 comments

I really need to be reminded that God will take care of all our needs. It seems that each month is long on the bills but short on funds. however, in spite of my worrying, God comes through for me each and every month.

August 10, 2008 at 12:49 AM

Love it Ginger! I really feel that God guided me to do Financial Peace University last year. There really is something to being able to take a breath and know that you have made wise choices with your moeny and not being a slave to the lender.

Thank you for that timely post.

August 10, 2008 at 7:37 AM

Hi Ginger, This scripture has always been so meaningful to me. Thank you for posting it. We're looking forward to seeing you soon. Have a great day.
Hugs

August 10, 2008 at 9:41 AM

Thank you Ginger, throughout the hard times, our family has always been kept in God's hand and He supplies all our needs. Beautiful reminder:>)

August 10, 2008 at 1:07 PM

Very beautiful and so true. Material items are just that "material"~ what's important is the love of family & friends and sharing the lives of all those.

August 10, 2008 at 2:27 PM

Beautiful and perfect timing for a reminder from God's Word. Thank you for sharing.

August 10, 2008 at 4:21 PM

Ginger, those are my favorite Bible verses! I read that passage many times when we going through the deepest valley of our lives 5 years ago. God is good. He saw us through it and brought us to a place we could have never imagined.

August 10, 2008 at 6:05 PM

I love this scripture. It is so comforting. Thanks for sharing it.

August 10, 2008 at 6:08 PM

I feel the same way...so many are just not able to make ends meet. Bill and I are on Social Security and it is getting harder and harder to get our bills paid, pay for meds, gas, groc.....we live pretty close, I'll tell you but am very thankful that we CAN get the bills pd. Some just can't do it.
Where the heck would we be if we didn't have God walking beside us?

August 10, 2008 at 6:34 PM

Amen to you sister. Now is the time thar we should be united in prayer. Reminding us of the love of God. Many Blessings, Virginia

August 11, 2008 at 12:43 AM

Ginger, Rejoice, As a single mom, I have seen these times. In prayer I ask that he put his loving arms around my children and I. In his time. Love and Prayers, Susan

August 11, 2008 at 2:30 PM

i enjoyed looking around your blog and at your home pics :)

August 11, 2008 at 6:06 PM

Ginger,

I just found your blog and have to tell you how beautiful it is.

I must be back to visit again soon.

Melissa
Sunbonnet Cottage

August 12, 2008 at 12:24 PM

Ginger, your posting reminded be of a hymn we sing in church quite often. In part it says "Be not afraid, I go before you always. Always at your side." This has stood me in good stead through the dark times in my life and I am sure it will continue to do so.

Had a great holiday and now I am catching up with everyone.

God bless.

August 12, 2008 at 1:30 PM

Ginger, I love this scripture...it is a personal favorite. I hope all who read it will find comfort in it. Hugs, Linda

August 12, 2008 at 3:58 PM

Worry does not add one cubit to our stature. I enjoyed your post!

KJ

August 13, 2008 at 4:31 AM

Hello, I am a new reader. You have a wonderful blog. Thank you for your last one on DO NOT WORRY. It was such a well timed blessing to be able to read this. Thank you for sharing it.
Joy

August 13, 2008 at 8:21 AM

By the way...

I love your banner! What an inviting scene!

KJ

August 14, 2008 at 12:36 AM

Ginger,
In these times of economic worries,foreign unrest and rumors of wars, we need to hear and read these scripture verses. Thanks for being there for all of us!

Ms. Daisy

August 15, 2008 at 12:29 AM

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