Jesus taught his disciples to ask God for their daily bread, that is, the food they needed for the day.
Just as God provided manna for the Israelites in the desert, the implication is God will meet our needs each day.
We are not to ask for enough for the week, the month, or the whole year, but for only one day, today. Tomorrow we will need to ask again.
The instruction to ask daily isn’t because God is only powerful enough to supply our need for one day, but because God doesn’t want us to take him for granted. And if we seek him each day, that’s not likely to happen.
Plus, I think he enjoys hearing from us each morning.Jesus taught his disciples to ask God for their daily bread. Click To Tweet[Exodus 16:14-32, Matthew 6:11]
Free Bible Reading Tip Sheet!
Bogged down reading the Bible?
Good news: there's hope! Reading the Bible can be a meaningful experience. Check out 10 Tips to Turn Bible Reading from Drudgery to Delight
Let me know your email address. Then I'll email you my free Bible reading guide and add you to my mailing list. (Unsubscribe at any time.)Get 10 Tips to Turn Bible Reading from Drudgery to Delight today!