What does this mean? Truly, God gives daily bread to evil people, even without our prayer. But we pray in this request that He will help us realize this & receive our daily bread with thanksgiving.
What does “Daily Bread” mean? Everything that nourishes our body & meets its needs, such as: Food, drink, clothing, shoes, house, yard, fields, cattle, money, possessions, a devout spouse, devout children, devout employees, devout & faithful rulers, good government, good weather, peace, health, discipline, honor, good friends, faithful neighbors & other things like these.
STEPS TO DAILY BREAD LIVING
Step 1 Is Gratitude to God for All His Blessings: “Give us today our daily bread."
Further Study: Deuteronomy 8:10; 1 Chronicles 29:14: Psalm 145:16; Psalm 90:12.
Step 2 Is Contentment with What God has Already Provided: “Give us today our daily bread."
Further Study: Proverbs 30:7—9
Step 3 Is Confidence That God Will Meet My Needs Day by Day: “Give us today our daily bread.”
Step 4 to Daily Bread Living is Generosity Toward The Less Fortunate: “Give us today our daily bread.”
· Everything you have comes from God.
· Everything that is given to you is given in trust to you.
· The blessings you have are not given to you for your own personal benefit.
· What is given to you in trust is given that you might share it with others.
Gratitude. Contentment. Confidence. Generosity.