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In continuing my studies for teaching the Book of Revelation, I came today to 1 Peter and found the following devotion in my Bible.

He Cares for You

1 Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

When I was caring for my parents, my husband’s parents, two teenage boys, my church duties, our home, and running a business – I often felt like I was “spinning plates”. But Peter calls us to cast ALL our cares on God – all our spinning plates; all the hats we wear; all our cares; anything that fills our minds with anxiety and worry. Why? Because He [God] cares for you!

With that realization I fell on my knees and cried, “Here God – You take it – I can’t handle it anymore!”

And He did!

And I praise His Name. Amen



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