“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they labor not, neither do they spin. But I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these.”
When Our Lord spoke of the lily He was admiring it....
He was admiring something smaller than Himself. To literally admire and sing the glory of what was smaller than Him by saying: "consider the lilies of the field; they neither labor nor spin.”
And now comes the glorification: “not even Salomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these”!
Note how His infiniteness looks down on Creation. How beautiful it would be to watch Him saying, “consider the lilies of the field” and taking and caressing a lily petal with His fingers. And extraordinary scene! A lesson for us!
We are at a loss for words to characterize this lesson. Our vocabulary is exhausted and we do not know what to say.