and know that I am God!
In the first few weeks,God sent a robin that began building a nest at our home. It was only feet away under the edge of our roof and the downspout of the gutter. Cathy would sit in her rocker and watch the male bring straw, mud and sticks to build a stable home on our patio. Cathy loved it!
Next thing we see is a female who comes and sits on the nest. On occasion she would fly off for a short time and get food. Then she would come right back. Cathy slipped her camera above the nest and the snapshot revealed four beautiful eggs. New baby robins that had one of the most beautiful teal colored eggs we have seen.
Today we are watching the parents take turns feeding four wide open mouths. Our world seems chaotic until you look closer at the provision of God for the birds. Jesus said it best.
Matthew 6:26–34 (ESV)
26 gLook at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. hAre you not of more value than they? 27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his ispan of life?7 28 And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, 29 yet I tell you, jeven Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, kO you of little faith? 31 Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For lthe Gentiles seek after all these things, and myour heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But nseek first othe kingdom of God and his righteousness, pand all these things will be added to you.
34 q“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
We need the words of Jesus today. Be blessed as you seek Him.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
g [Job 38:41; Ps. 147:9]
h ch. 10:31
i Luke 2:52
7 Or a single cubit to his stature; a cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
j 1 Kgs. 10:4–7
k ch. 8:26; 14:31; 16:8; [ch. 17:20]
l ver. 7
m ver. 8
n [ch. 5:6, 20]
o ver. 10
p [1 Kgs. 3:11–14; Mark 10:29, 30; 1 Tim. 4:8; 1 Pet. 3:9]
q [James 4:13, 14]
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Mt 6:26–34). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.Copyright © Danny Sartin and Deeper Still Missions. All Rights Reserved.
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