The Word of God as bread, seed, sword and water

daily meditation

Exodus 16:4: Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no.

Jesus told the people that Moses did not give their ancestors bread from heaven but this father in heaven. He added that he is the true bread sent from heaven (John 6:31-35).

In the bible the analogy of bread is used to describe the word of God, among other symbols, like the seed, sword and water.


As bread, the word of God is spiritual food. Talking about the word as food, the word is also described as milk (1Peter 2:2) and meat in the bible (Hebrews 5:11-14).

It is taken for granted that spiritual growth and strength cannot be gained without the word…

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