Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the [children] of God . . . 1 John 3:1
"I stretched out and got comfortable, only to find my mind running in circles. I began worrying about a needed conversation. Next, I ran down a list of items to accomplish the next day. Then I remembered something I needed to purchase, and I thought about what I'd forgotten to accomplish that day."
What You THINK vs. What You DO - Encouragement for Today - January 16, 2019 Daily Devotional at
"As God's children, we are His dependents. The Bible says, "Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear Him." Dependent children spend little time worrying about meals, clothing, and shelter. They assume, and they have a right to, that all will be provided by their parents. Because God is responsible for our welfare, we are told to cast all our care upon Him, for He careth for us."
We Are God's Children at
"It is sometimes a disconcerting truth for many Christians that even though we belong to God through faith in Christ, we still seem to experience the same problems that plagued us before we were saved. We often become discouraged and bogged down in life's cares. The fact that both the Old and New Testaments address this problem the same way indicates that God knows problems and worries are inevitable in this life."
How can I turn all my worries and problems over to God? at
"When you have transferred all of your worries to God's hands, wad up the paper and then destroy it. In doing so, you symbolize the transaction that just took place: Your cares are no longer yours - every one of them belongs to the Lord. Then walk away in perfect peace."
An Exercise in Casting Cares at