Then Jesus said to his disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.
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Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.
Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them.1 And how much more valuable you are than birds!
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Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ?
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Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
"Consider how the lilies grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor2 was dressed like one of these.
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If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, how much more will he clothe you, O you of little faith!3
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And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it.
For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father4 knows that you need them.5
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But seek his kingdom,6 and these things will be given to you as well.7
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"Do not be afraid,8 little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.9
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Sell your possessions and give to the poor.10 Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven11 that will not be exhausted, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.12
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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.13
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