When my troubled thoughts were many within me, your consolations cheered my soul.
Anxiety in the heart of a man will weigh him down, but a good word will cheer him.
“For this reason I say to you, do not be anxious for your life, what you will eat, and not for your body, what you will wear. Is your life not more than food and your body more than clothing? Consider the birds of the sky, that they do not sow or reap or gather …
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you at the right time, casting all your cares on him, because he cares for you. Be sober; be on the alert. Your adversary the devil walks around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.