In Matthew 6:25 Jesus says, “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough.”
On one occasion, Jesus had taken the disciples on a retreat. Then came the hungry crowd and the disciples issued a command to Jesus. “Send the crowds away so they can go to the villages and buy food for themselves.” But Jesus issued an assignment to them, “You give them something to eat.”
Do you suppose Jesus was hoping someone would count all the possibilities? We have “five loaves, two fish, and … Jesus!” Standing next to the disciples was the solution to their problems … but the disciples stopped their counting and worried. What about you? Are you counting your problems or are you counting on Christ?
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