“Don’t worry,” my husband says. At that moment, a hundred scenarios enter my mind as I worry about the reason he felt the need to tell me not to worry. The same thing has happened when I’ve read those words, quoted from Luke 12, on coffee mugs, t-shirts, and wall decorations.
If you’re going to tell someone not to be anxious in a world plagued by sin, you need to have a good reason. Thankfully, God does…but His reason is somewhat surprising!