Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat
or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more
important than food,
and the body more important than clothes?
the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns,
and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
And why do you worry about clothes?
See how the lilies of the field
grow. They do not labour or spin.
Yet I tell you that not even Solomon
in all his splendour was dressed like one of these.
If that is how God
clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and
thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little
So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we
drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
For the pagans run after all these
things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be
given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for
tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its
DO NOT BE AFRAID
Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged,
for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.
God has said,
'Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'
So we say with confidence, 'The Lord is my helper; I will not be
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your
I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous
Do not be afraid,
you who are highly esteemed.
Peace! Be strong now; be
help me to remember that
nothing is going to happen today,
that you and I together, can't handle."
When I am afraid, I will trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust;
I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?
He who dwells in the
the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of
the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.
Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare and from the deadly
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings
you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
You will not fear the terror of night,
nor the arrow that flies by day,
nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
that destroys at midday. A thousand may fall at your side,
at your right hand, but it will not come near you.
You will only
observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
make the Most High your dwelling- even the LORD, who is my refuge-
no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent.
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in
they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not
strike your foot against a stone.
You will tread upon the lion and the
cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.
loves me, says the LORD, I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he
my name. He will call upon me, and I will answer
him; I will be with him in trouble,
I will deliver him and honour him.
With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation.
The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.
I do not give to you as the world gives.
Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.