Thematic Bible: Worldly folly of


Thematic Bible



"For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?


It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.


But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things;

"And do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying.


But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;



For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.


"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.



"Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them out.


When I gave my heart to know wisdom and to see the task which has been done on the earth (even though one should never sleep day or night),


"Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?' "For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.


But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me."