For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any avail, but faith working through love.
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Fathers will.
30 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.
Of how much more value is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.«
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God.
Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.
But I do not consider my life of any account nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?