The Birds of Heaven

The Birds of Heaven

"... Consider the lilies of

the field, how they grow; they toil not..."

The Birds of Heaven (also referred to as The Flowers of the Field or The Lilies of the Field) is an important discourse given by Jesus as recorded in the New Testament books of (Matthew and Luke).

From Matthew 6:2433 (King James Version "KJV"):

From Luke 12:20–32 (KJV):

A similar passage appears in the apocryphal Gospel of Thomas (Patterson-Meyer Translation):

Also compare Matthew 6:24 to the first two lines of verse 47 from the Gospel of Thomas:

The Birds of Heaven
Preceded by
The Lord's Prayer
in the Sermon on the Mount
New Testament
Succeeded by
Discourse on Judging
in the Sermon on the Mount