Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth,
where moth and rust doth corrupt,
and where thieves break through and steal:
But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven,
where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt,
and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single,
thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil,
thy whole body shall be full of darkness.
If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness,
how great is that darkness!
...Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith,
and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? James 2:5
No man can serve two masters:
for either he will hate the one, and love the other;
or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other.
Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life,
what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink;
nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on.
Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not,
neither do they reap, nor gather into barns;
yet your heavenly Father feedeth them.
Are ye not much better than they?
And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom:
to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. 2 Timothy 4:18
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit
unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment?
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow;
they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you,
That even Solomon in all his glory
was not arrayed like one of these.
Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field,
which today is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven,
shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4
...but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing. Psalm 34:10
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or,
What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father
knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom
of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought
for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink;
but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
...behold, the kingdom of God is within you.
...in him we live, and move, and have our being...For we are also his offspring. Acts 17:28
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth;
and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread,
will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children,
how much more shall your Father which is in heaven
give good things to them that ask Him?
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children:
how much more shall your heavenly Father
give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
...That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him,
though he be not far from every one of us. Acts 17:27
And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul,
and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
There is none other commandment greater than these.
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you,
do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
...Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers
of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power
of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom
we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature...
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:32
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TOP: ...seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness...
GARDEN TIP: Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean
not to thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him,
and he shall direct thy paths.
Proverbs 3:5 and 6