Summary: "Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you." God has always used symbols to create a understanding in people. here are the seven used to describe how he cares for you!
6. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
7. Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
God’s Seven Symbols of Caring
As a Mother
Isaiah 66:13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
As a Father
Psalms 103:13 Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
As a Nurse
1 Thessalonians 2:7 But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:
As a Shepherd Seeketh
Ezekiel 34:12 As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
As a Hen Shelters
Matthew 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
As an Eagle Protects
Deuteronomy 32:11 As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings:
As a Bridegroom rejoiceth
Isaiah 62:5 For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.