Jesus is one of the most quotable people in history.
During our “What If?” series we took some time and asked this question:
What if He meant what He said?
Here are three scriptures worth a re-read.
I hope you are challenged and encouraged as you read what Jesus actually says about you and me.
“That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?
Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?
“And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are.
And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. Why do you have so little faith?
“So don’t worry about these things, saying, ‘What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?’
These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs.
Seek the Kingdom of Godabove all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.
Whatever you’re worrying about today is no match for how much God cares and will take care of you.
“I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.
Little faith can accomplish much with God’s help. Make sure your hope is in Him today.
“If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do?
Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?
And when he has found it, he will joyfully carry it home on his shoulders. When he arrives, he will call together his friends and neighbors, saying, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.’
In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away!
God is all about reaching one more. He will leave the other “found sheep” in order to find the lost one.
I’m glad He found me.
I’ve dedicated my life to being on the search and rescue team.
It’s a great adventure and there’s room on the team for you.