Cast Your Cares

By   •   August 17   •   Topics:

young man in dark room

Some section hands on a British railroad found a thrush’s nest under a rail. Peacefully sitting on her eggs, the hen was undisturbed by the roar of the fast trains above and around her. Someone has written a little verse which goes:

“Said the robin to the sparrow,
‘I should really like to know,
Why these anxious human beings
Rush about and worry so.’
Said the sparrow to the robin,
‘Friend, I think that it must be,
That they have no heavenly Father
Such as cares for you and me.'”

Jesus used the carefree attitude of the birds to underscore the fact that worrying is unnatural. I am learning in my own life, day by day, to keep my mind centered on Christ, and the worries and anxieties and concerns of the world pass, and nothing but “perfect peace” is left in the human heart. God has taken the responsibility for our care and worry.

Prayer for the day

Lord Jesus, I'm happiest when I'm fully trusting You. This day help me to be constantly grateful for Your care and faithfulness.

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  1. D.S.Rajsekhar, Triplicane, Chennai. says:

    Such amazing love ! In the old covenant, it was the fear that God might hurt me if I did not obey Him; in the new covenant, it is the fear that I might hurt a loving Father whose love for me is unfathomable. – “a Heavenly Father such as cares for you and me!”

  2. Eddy Adahosa says:

    I live in Him, move in Him, and my being is in Him. So I need not worry, for He will surely provide. I’d be grateful to receive your ministry updates.

    1. BGEA says:

      Hi Eddy,

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