“Why Do You Worry?” | Preparing for Sunday, August 28th

“Why Do You Worry?” | Preparing for Sunday, August 28th

August 28th, 2016

We invite you to prepare for this upcoming Sunday’s service by using this excerpt of our August 28th bulletin below. We encourage you to use the topic, passage, liturgy, and songs for prayer and reflection.

Preaching Passage for this Sunday: Matthew 6:25-34 25

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”


  • All Creatures of Our God and King
  • Great Is Thy Faithfulness
  • Come, Thou Fount of Ev’ry Blessing
  • My Soul Finds Rest in God Alone
  • Come People of the Risen King

Morning Psalm: Psalm 28

Old Testament Reading: Exodus 16:1-8


“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” – Mark Twain