How to Avoid Wormy Manna


“Moses said to them, ‘No one is to keep any of [the manna] until morning.’ But they did not listen to Moses; some kept part of it until morning, and it was full of worms and began to stink…” (Ex. 16:19-20, ESV).

“Those foolish Israelites!” We might think to ourselves, reading this story. “Didn’t they know God would keep His word to supply them with fresh manna every morning? Didn’t they know, after all the loving miracles He had performed to bring them out of slavery, that He would prove true to them?”

And yet, here we are, trying in very much the same way to dip into tomorrow’s provision. Into tomorrow’s manna. Continue reading How to Avoid Wormy Manna