We Don’t Supply the Bread


“Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly I tell you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven’” (John 6:32, NIV).

As a missionary, I find this Scripture wonderfully encouraging. Jesus is assuring us that we are not the ones dispensing what people need. It’s the Father. Our Abba is the One who supplies that which will satisfy the needs and longings of those in our lives.

Moses got to be His instrument, when it came to the matter of manna, the original bread from heaven. He got to be the one to explain to the people what God was providing for them. You and I get to partner with the Father in a similar way. We get to let people know that bread from heaven is available.

This sometimes will be through our words. There will certainly be important moments where Holy Spirit nudges us to say something about Him to someone. Just one sentence may end up being exactly the nourishment their spirit was needing.

Even more often, this bread sharing will simply happen through Continue reading We Don’t Supply the Bread