Give Us Our Daily Bread

 Scripture Reading: Matthew 6:9-15   Reflections: The Lord’s Prayer is perhaps one of the most famous prayers in Christian history. It is how Jesus taught his disciples to pray. In it, he includes this phrase, “Give us today our daily bread.” When the disciples heard this they would have immediately thought of God feeding God’s people in the desert (Exodus 16). God gave bread from heaven every day to feed the people. They would have intuitively remembered the people of Israel groaning and complaining and they would have remembered God’s faithfulness to the......

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Bread and Faithfulness

Scripture Reading: Exodus 16:4-11 4 Then the Lord said to Moses, “I’m going to make bread rain down from the sky for you. The people will go out each day and gather just enough for that day. In this way, I’ll test them to see whether or not they follow my Instruction. 5 On the sixth day, when they measure out what they have collected, it will be twice as much as they collected on other days.” 6 So Moses and Aaron said to all the Israelites, “This evening you will know that it was the Lord who brought you out of......

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