Luke 12:25

25 "Has anyone by fussing before the mirror ever gotten taller by so much as an inch?

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Luke 12:25 In-Context

23 There is far more to your inner life than the food you put in your stomach, more to your outer appearance than the clothes you hang on your body.
24 Look at the ravens, free and unfettered, not tied down to a job description, carefree in the care of God. And you count far more.
25 "Has anyone by fussing before the mirror ever gotten taller by so much as an inch?
26 If fussing can't even do that, why fuss at all?
27 Walk into the fields and look at the wildflowers. They don't fuss with their appearance - but have you ever seen color and design quite like it? The ten best-dressed men and women in the country look shabby alongside them.

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