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Consider the Lilies
by Linda Wright
09/26/06
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"No man can serve two masters..."
Only one will he honor and love.
So whom will ye serve with your whole heart...
Worldly mammon or God from above?

Take no thought, therefore, for thy living...
What to wear, what to drink, what to eat.
For thy body is more than fine raiment
And thy life is much more than meat.

Fear not, therefore, little children.
Behold the fowls of the air!
They sow not, they reap not, they store not,
Yet they're kept in thy Father's good care.

Anxious thoughts cannot add to thy stature.
Fret not, have faith now and pray!
For the Father who feeds all the sparrows
Thinks ye are much better than they.

And why take ye thought for raiment?
Consider the lilies so fair.
They grow without toil or spinning
Yet no kingly robes can compare.

If God clothes the grass of the meadow
Which is destined for ovens and flame,
How much more He'll provide thee with raiment,
O ye children who trust in His Name!

Seek ye first the Kingdom of Heaven
And thy God who is righteous and true.
Learn the lesson of sparrows and lilies...
Thy God will provide all for you!


This poem is based on Matthew 6:24-33

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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vincent lyons 17 Apr 2008
Hi Linda, this is a beautiful poem and so true to the scripture. It is a blessing to read, Vince.
Jamie glaser 03 Oct 2006
this was awesome. i would like to share this with people if that is ok with you? such a great thought to go to bed with! Be blessed.
Julia May 27 Sep 2006
Amazing! I feel like I'm reading the Bible in rhyme. You have a beautiful gift - never stop writing. The message is something I need to hear daily. Thank you for submitting this. Uou have it listed under "free to share" - Do you mind if I share with my email friends?
Bessie Flint 26 Sep 2006
Linda, this is beautiful. oh, how I needed a reminder, this this morning. Thank you for sharing this and for reminding me that I should not fret nor worry, because my God is in control of all things, at all times. And I need to trust him with all things, at all times! Very Beautiful!!!
Helen Dowd  26 Sep 2006
"Seek ye first the Kingdom of Heaven And thy God who is righteous and true. Learn the lesson of sparrows and lilies... Thy God will provide all for you!"....Linda, you not only write great poetry, you give the gospel the way it is told in the Scriptures. I like your style. Thanks for this lovely poem. Keep writing.
Donna Kauffman 26 Sep 2006
This is beautiful Linda. Humm... What a reminder of the glory of TRUST in our Father God. www.treasuresbooks.bravehost.com Donna Kauffman




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