Friday, December 26, 2014

All Your Cares

I have often thought about this verse as a warning not to get involved in evil....things like stealing and murder.

"Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary, the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about seeking whom he may devour." 1 Peter 5:8

Then I realized that the previous sentence reads: "Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you." 1 Peter 6-7

God's list of evil includes being proud and self-righteous, but also being cowardly. He doesn't want me to be weighed down with shame and fear, for it is God Himself who promises to take care of me.

I cast all my cares upon You
I lay all of my burdens
Down at Your feet
And anytime I don't know
What to do,
I will cast all my cares
Upon You


KathyB. said...

It is so hard to let go of my cares,goodness knows why because of course God knows what is best for us and how to care for us, and I never seem to remember when it counts, to cast my cares upon Him and rejoice in His glorious love. In spite of this,I do eventually ( I am slow) remember this and when I cast my cares upon Him He DOES work things out. Praise Him.

Maple Lane said...

A lovely post this Sunday morning. Hope you have a nice day.

Wanda said...

Never thought about it that way Karen. Appreciate you sharing this insight. Hope you have a good week. Blessings.