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The context of Luke 12.7 is persecution while fulfilling our mission.

Jesus said we were “worth more” than many sparrows, Luke 12:7. The root meaning of “worth more” is “to differ,” Romans 12:6a; I Corinthians 12:4-6; 15:41. By implication, Jesus declared that humans surpass birds in value, Matthew 6:26.

Ed M. reminds us today that God cares and sees.

What reasons do you have today to rejoice, even in the midst of pain and suffering, as you do God’s will and work?

Very Important Point here about embracing persecution, by my friend Don R.

Imitating the first-century​ church

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