Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? Yet not one of them is forgotten before God.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said,
“In repentance and rest you will be saved,
In quietness and trust is your strength.”
But you were not willing,
Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
My soul waits in silence for God only;
From Him is my salvation.
Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving; praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;
But He answered and said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”