Bread from Heaven

Nehemiah 9:15 And gavest them bread from heaven for their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst, and promisedst them that they should go in to possess the land which thou hadst sworn to give them

God showed the children of Israel that He can satisfy their hunger and thirst without any toil from their side. They did not sow, they did not dig … but they had bread and water …as the rock from which water gushed out, followed them through their years in the wilderness. If God can satisfy physical hunger and thirst which will last only while we are in the flesh, will He not be more eager to satisfy our hunger and thirst for righteousness which will make us fit for eternity. Christ said He is the bread of life, and He that has Christ will never hunger or thirst. These pictures are to give us assurance that God will keep us in Christ till we enter His eternal rest … His heaven. Child of God, be not anxious, you will not fall aside on the way.

Nehemiah reminds them of God’s faithfulness which remains great to His own. Today we can be assured that God will help us and meet our needs according to His riches in glory. Today is a good day to cast all anxiety away. Be at peace with yourself with God and with others because all is well. Do not forget though that there is no peace or rest for the wicked.

Verses for further meditation
Matthew 6:11 ; John 6:35

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Peace and abundance tend to go together. Create an environment that is free from anxiety.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, Bread of Heaven, feed me till I hunger no more. Amen


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Bode Ososami

Bode Ososami

Bode Ososami retired from a management consulting firm and pastored at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Nigeria for over ten years. In the past, he has published 5 books. His third book " The Majesty of God " was published in December 2010. His fourth work "Perfect Fall Wedding: The Coming of Christ" was released in October 2011. His fifth book , Songs of Joseph, a Bible Devotional, was published in November 2012. He is also the author of "Wealth out of Ashes", a book describing God's plan for our prosperity.

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