Living with Right Priorities (4 of 6) by David Cawston
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Looking at Life from God's Perspective
Rev. David Cawston
24 "No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.
Notice that Jesus talks about money and material things as a master of your life!
Why because the worry about it is all consuming!
There is nothing more consuming than money problems!
It occupies your entire thought life!
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? 26 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? 27 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
Promise is that God will take care of the food and drink you need!
If He takes care of the birds who are not that valuable won't He take care of you who are the apple of His eye?
He takes care of your daily Provision!
He is that detailed of a God!
He emphasizes this again from a different direction
He talks about now the clothes that you wear!
28 "And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30 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?
Again do not worry about clothes because God clothes all of his creation. For example even the most insignificant portions of creation that only last for just a short while!
He will care for you who are so much more important than these things are!
31 So do not worry, saying ...
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