Hidden Nuggets Series #67 – “…tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” – Matthew 6:34
I think a lot of you are right there with me…worrying about money for retirement…worrying about how to budget for the monthly bills…worrying about career options, housing options, how to pay for college, and having enough to buy those Christmas presents. If we are not careful we end up exhausting ourselves when we worry about money.
Worry seems like a selfish act in that it places the whole burden on me. I’m the only one that can make it happen. I have to manage all the details. I need foresight into all the external factors that may arise so that I can juggle my decisions to achieve the desired outcome.
In reality, there is someone in my corner who knows my needs far better than I. And I can rest my worry about money (and all things really) at His feet.
Comforting Words When You Worry About Money
My go to Bible verse when I start to worry about money is actually a series of verses. In the midst of perhaps his greatest sermon, Jesus challenges worriers with these words in Matthew 6:25-34: