Don’t put away treasures for yourself here on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal.
Put away treasure for yourself in heaven, where there are no moths to consume and no rust to destroy, and no thieves to break in and steal. Where your treasure is, that is where your heart will be also.
The lamp of the body is the eye. If your eye is focused on eternal things then our whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is focused on evil things,then your whole body will be full of darkness. And great is that darkness.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate one master and love the other; or he will be loyal to one master and despise the other.
You cannot serve God and earthly riches.
The conclusion is this: do not be anxious about your life, what you eat or drink or the clothes you wear. Isn’t life more than food, body and clothing?
Look at the birds in the sky. They do not plant or grow crops, nor do they gather provisions into barns. And your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you much more valuable than the birds?
Which of you, by being anxious, can add one minute to the length of his life? And why are you anxious about what you wear?
Consider the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t labor or sew clothing and yet even Solomon, in all his glory, was not dressed like one of these.
If God takes care of the clothing for the grass of the fields, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown in the oven, won’t he be even more concerned to clothe you?
Do not be anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? How will we be clothed? These are things that the Gentiles are seeking after.
Your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.
But you should seek first his kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be added to you. Do not be anxious about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself.
There is enough trouble in one day without adding to it by borrowing trouble from tomorrow.