22 And He said to His disciples, “For this reason I tell you, [a]do not worry about your[b]life, as to what you are to eat; nor for your body, as to what you are to wear.23 For life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.24 Consider the ravens, that they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!25 And which of you by worrying can add a [c]day to his [d]life’s span?26 Therefore if you cannot do even a very little thing, why do you worry about the other things?27 Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither labor nor [e]spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.28 Now if God so clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, how much more will He clothe you? You of little faith!29 And do not [f]seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, and do not keep worrying.30 For [g]all these things are what the nations of the world [h]eagerly seek; and your Father knows that you need these things.31 But [i]seek His kingdom, and these things will be [j]provided to you.
25 “For this reason I say to you, [a]do not be worried about your [b]life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is life not more than food, and the body more than clothing?26 Look at the birds of the sky, that they do not sow, nor reap, nor gather crops into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more important than they?27 And which of you by worrying can add a single [c]day to his [d]life’s span?28 And why are you worried about clothing? Notice how the lilies of the field grow; they do not labor nor do they spin thread for cloth,29 yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.30 But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith!31 Do not worry then, saying, ‘What are we to eat?’ or ‘What are we to drink?’ or ‘What are we to wear for clothing?’32 For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.33 But [e]seek first [f]His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be [g]provided to you.
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