God Cares for You
As for me, I will call upon God, and the Lord shall save me....Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee; He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. (Psalm 55:16, 22)
Most likely, you already know that God commanded you to honor your parents. You know that He commanded you to be kind. But did you know that Jesus commanded you to think about flowers? He did!
"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow," Jesus said. "They toil not, neither do they spin." In other words, they don't worry about a thing! "And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these." Jesus continues, "Consider the ravens; for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?"
If God cares enough to take care of the flowers and the birds, how much more does He care about you, the child He created in His very own image! It doesn't matter how small your problem is. Flowers and birds aren't very big, either, but God cares about them. He is concerned about everything that you're concerned about.
Since God cares so much about your problems, how should you respond? Should you wring your hands and try to fix your problems all by yourself? Should you go running to a friend or to your parents, expecting them to make everything right? No; your Lord Jesus doesn't want you to be worried. He told His disciples the same thing: "Therefore take no thought saying, What shall we eat? Or What shall we drink? Or Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things."
Isn't it wonderful to know that God hears you? He is more concerned about your burdens than you are, and if you call upon Him, He will help you. He will hold you up. He will give you the strength you need to face your problems He really will! He cares more about your problems than you do. He created you.
Cast your burden upon Him today, and then do what you know is right. Just obey Him, trusting Him to take care of the rest.
God takes care of birds and flowers, so He will surely take care of me!
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