“Casting all your care upon Him — for He cares for you!” 1 Peter 5:7

It is a happy way of soothing sorrow, when we can feel — “HE cares for ME!” Christian! do not dishonor God, by always wearing a brow of worry! Come — cast your burden upon your God! You are staggering beneath a weight — which your Father would not feel. What seems like a crushing burden to you — would be but as small dust to Him. Nothing is so sweet as to,
“Lie passive in God’s hands,
And know no will, but His.”

O child of suffering — be patient! God has not overlooked you in His providence. He who is the feeder of sparrows — will also furnish you with what you need. Do not sit down in despair.

There is One who cares for you!

His all-seeing eye is fixed on you!

His all-loving heart beats with pity for your woe!

His omnipotent hand shall yet bring you the needed help!

The darkest cloud — shall scatter itself in showers of mercy.

The blackest gloom — shall give place to the morning light.

If you are one of His family — He will bind up your wounds, and heal your broken heart. Do not doubt His grace, because of your troubles — but believe that He loves you as much in seasons of distress — as in times of happiness. What a serene and quiet life might you lead — if you would leave providing — to the God of providence!

If God cares for you — why need you care also? Can you trust Him for your soul — and not for your body? He has never refused to bear your burdens — He has never fainted under their weight. Come, then, soul! Be done with fretful worry — and leave all your concerns in the hand of your gracious God!

— Charles Spurgeon

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