Then the LORD said, "You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which came up overnight and perished overnight.
"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
"Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
"I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.
So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.
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