give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.
For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.
Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?