People who will betray you, who don’t have your best interest at heart, who envy you; yet manipulate by putting on the demeanor of a friend. These are characteristics that describe someone I would consider a snake.
Authority never flows up, but down. I’ve heard that statement multiple times from multiple leaders, but I never fully grasped it until I allowed the Holy Spirit to show it to me via an important word in Matthew 8:5 – 13.
In scriptures concerning provision and establishing proper priorities by seeking first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, Jesus is indicating the importance of sowing and reaping. Could Jesus be indicating that sowing and reaping is beneficial and also a method to remove worrying in the life of a believer?