(James Smith, “The Pastor’s Morning Visit”)
“Casting all your care upon Him — because He cares for you!” 1 Peter 5:7
The Lord knows all His people — all their needs, and all their trials.
Because He thinks upon them — to bless, deliver and supply them.
He keeps His eye upon them — in all places, at all times, and under all circumstances.
Therefore He has them in His hand — and will not loosen His hold.
He looks upon them always as His own ‘treasured possession’ . . .
the objects of His eternal love,
the purchase of His Son’s blood,
the temples of His Holy Spirit.
They are precious in His sight!
He knows they are weak and fearful and that they have many enemies. He teaches them to cast themselves and all their cares into His hands! And He has given them His promise — that He will care for them.
It is a Father’s care which He exercises. It is wise, holy, tender, and constant care. Therefore all will be well with you — only trust Him.
Believe that He cares for you this day. Carry your concerns to God in the arms of faith persuaded He will manage all by His infinite wisdom, bringing all to a good outcome by His omnipotent power.
Do not worry about anything. Cast all your cares upon Him — as fast as they come in.