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p472 Mrs Browne, These things we must leave to God, not in the sense of because we cannot help it, but as bowing to His sovereign will and wisdom, and trusting to His sure and constant love, and looking to Him with subduedness and confidence.
There are in Philippians two passages close together which have often been a great comfort to me. "Rejoice in the Lord always" and "Be careful for nothing." What sweeping words, leaving us without excuse for not being happy! For "nothing" takes in everything, and "always" leaves no time out, only it must be "in the Lord." Christ suffices for all, "to be full and to be hungry." And it is not to blame for care, but to make "our requests" known, and God's peace (for He is not shaken by or uncertain as to what comes) will keep our hearts.