"Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?
"Who prepares for the raven its nourishment When its young cry to God And wander about without food?
"Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth And makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?'
They all wait for You To give them their food in due season.
"Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!
Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;
They give drink to every beast of the field; The wild donkeys quench their thirst.
The eyes of all look to You, And You give them their food in due time.
"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
"Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone?
"Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? Yet not one of them is forgotten before God.