Powered by 4 - February 14, 2012


Loved and Valued

today's reading.
Luke 12:22-31    And he said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on...

the blog.
Well, I selected the passage for today a few weeks back and had no idea that it actually fit pretty well with Valentine's Day. I love it when things like that happen.

Jesus is talking to the disciples in Luke 12:22-34 about not being concerned and anxious about earthly things/needs like clothes and food. "For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing" (vs. 23). Then Jesus puts forth some examples of common things--ravens, flowers, grass--and points out how God is diligent in taking care of all of these lesser things. Definitely something for us to consider.

So what do Jesus' words in Luke 12:22-34 reveal about how God loves and values you? In verse 32 Jesus says "Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom." What does that verse mean for you today? Tami W. 

P.S. Happy Valentine's Day! Make sure and share God's love with someone today.

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