We need food to keep our bodies healthy and functioning. We all realize this and we put a great deal of effort into making sure we get all the food we need. But we are more than just physical bodies. Our souls and spirits need nourishment just as much as our bodies do. The Bible provides this nourishment.
Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O LORD, God of hosts.
It is written, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.”
When the disciples of Jesus asked him to teach them to pray he gave them a model prayer called the Lord’s prayer which included this request:
Give us each day our daily bread.
We ask this because our bodies need food in order to function properly. But we need more than just nourishment for our bodies. Read the rest of this entry