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.

Bread

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…

View original post 1,002 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s