Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
Luke 12:22-26 NIV
We are living in the world that people worries more about their images than their right standing with God. Many people seek to be so and so, and they struggle to live in the status-quo of the society. Many of us seek to prove that we are better than others; that’s why we have people who post their photos on the Social Medias every day for the sake of boasting.
Since many people show off their wealth to others, they make other people jealous and cause them to stumble. We have people in the Church who struggle to show that they have been blessed by God. Since some preachers teach that blessings are manifested also in form of flesh. We have some Christians who struggle to show material things; that people may know that they have been blessed.
Our good Lord Jesus Christ said, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.” He said life is more than what we eat, and the body more than clothes we wear. He gave example of ravens that are being fed by God while they do not sow or reap; they have no storeroom or barn. He then gave example of Lilies, they do not labor or spin; and yet He say to us, even Solomon in all his glory was not dressed like one of these. (Ve.24-28)
This morning, I want you to know that God doesn't want you to set your heart on what you will eat or drink, do not worry about it. For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well. (Ve.29-30)
Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need, Matthew 6:33. God knows what you need in this life; He knows you need rent for your house this month. He knows that you need a tuition fee for your children that they may go back to college. He knows you need a wife; He knows you need a husband. He knows you need a good paying job. He knows you need to finish school and He knows that you desire to start your own company one day. Seek Him first child of God, seek Him early, seek Him earnestly, and seek Him before anything else and all things will be given to you as well.
Pray this prayer with me by faith and God is going to answer your prayer....
Dear Heavenly Father, I want to seek You with everything within me. I want to know You know more than I know myself. I want to love you more than my life. I want to be close to you than I have ever been close to anything else in my life. Help me to reach that desire of my soul. In Jesus' Name, Amen.