Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue


Don’t Worry, Be Happy

posted by Beyond Blue

Here is how God responded to my rant:

I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat, or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, and they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will he clothe you–you of little faith! (Luke 12:22-25, 27-28)

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  • http://community.beliefnet.com/doxieman122 Larry Parker

    The Gospel of Luke does not convince me. Sorry, G-d.
    2 Corinthians 12:7-10 (the story of Paul’s thorn) may be more to the point, both for today’s and yesterday’s discussions. But I’d be interested in seeing other readers’ nominees for a Biblical response to Therese’s letter.

  • V

    8:28
    We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.
    8:29
    For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn within a large family.
    8:30
    And those whom he predestined he also called; and those whom he called he also justified; and those whom he justified he also glorified.
    8:31
    What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

  • marilyn

    The Lord also keeps safe those who suffer.He is a safe place in times of trouble.Pslams 9:9

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