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Luke 12:16-26

NIV 16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. NIV 16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. NIV 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' NIV 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' NIV 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. NIV 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. NIV 19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry." ' NIV 19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry." ' NIV 20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?' NIV 20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?' NIV 21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God." NIV 21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God." NIV 22 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. NIV 22 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. NIV 23 Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. NIV 23 Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. NIV 24 Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! NIV 24 Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! NIV 25 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ? NIV 25 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ? NIV 26 Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest? NIV 26 Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?