Give us This Day Our Daily Bread

Why pray, “Give us this day our daily bread”, when the ungodly often have as much bread as the godly?

First, because the godly know their bread comes from God, and are thus incalculably better off than the one who does not know that. Knowledge of God is much more important than bread.

Second (related to the first), because while the ungodly might have bread in the short term, eventually all of God’s blessings will be cut off from the one who never learns to acknowledge God in thankfulness as the source of all he has.

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