Luke 12:6–7 Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten
before God. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of
more value than many sparrows.
Many Christians make the mistake of thinking that God is too busy taking
care of the “big things” to be interested in the little problems they are
facing. Are you one of them? It may be your child’s bed-wetting habit, a quarrel
with a friend or the small pimple on your face. No matter how trivial it sounds,
if it troubles you, then God wants to take care of it!
God wants to take care of every area of your life, even the smallest
detail. He loves you so much that He knows the number of hairs you have on your
head. And if your loving heavenly Father knows and is interested in the small
details of your life, then you don’t have to overcome any problem on your
When my daughter Jessica turned three, my wife Wendy and I decided to bring
her to Disneyland. Knowing that it was her first encounter with Disneyland and
that she could be frightened by unexpected shocks, I decided to watch one of the
theater productions which I had planned to bring her to, before I took her to
As I sat through the production, my mind was on Jessica all the time. I was
thinking, “Is this too frightening for her? Will she like the mechanical singing
bear? Is the place too dark for her?” I decided to bring her to the show only
after I had seen it myself and was sure that she would enjoy it.
My friend, your heavenly Father cares for you in the same way as He lays
out His plans for you. You are on His heart all the time as He carefully
considers and makes plans for every aspect of your life, both big and small. And
the very thought of you puts a smile on His face because He knows that the plans
He has for you are plans to bless you. (Jeremiah 29:11)
So no matter what problems you are facing right now, you can rest in His
love for you. There is no problem that is too insignificant for Him to handle.
He is not just God Almighty, He is also your heavenly Father who loves