Manna and Quail
Manna from Heaven - Trusting
Bible Study Lessons --
people are led into the
Stress takes over and Israel
once again grumbles and complains to Aaron and
Moses - they want to go back to Egypt and bondage?
Well, not really but this
study lesson shows
that God provides what we need - it's also about
trust that he can take care of our
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by Bob Pardue
Israel Wants the
This seems to be a never
ending story - things go awry, Israel complains.
They, like us many times,
were getting along just fine until the danger of
running out of food appeared in the camp. I can
relate to these people as we don't always see
things the way God does.
All We Need
In reality, God provides
everything we need according to his will.
He gave the Israelites just
enough food for one day at a time - they grumbled
about this (as with just about everything else) but
in reality, how much food did they really need?
God promised them he would
supply the meals; enough so that no person would go
hungry - and he did!
All God asked for in return
for keeping them alive was that the people trust
Unfortunately, they couldn't
even do that. The main focus was on the stress of
not (absolutely) knowing where their next meal
would come from.
They were not ready to rely
completely upon God for their needs.
Do We Trust Him?
In our life walk, we are
going to face uncertain times - whether it be
sickness, a death in the family, financial
difficulties, etc. Maybe you are experiencing some
of these issues right now.
Pray More - Worry
The natural human tendency is
to worry, complain or to believe we can handle it
But, if we can only bring
ourselves to trust God, he will work it out to the
best outcome according to his will. It might not
always be in the form we ask for - but the answer
many times is greater than we deserve.
Our Manna &
When we ask God to intervene
in situations, we need to let him take charge -
Maybe we will receive manna from heaven just as the
people of Israel did!
Love in Christ
Learn how to receive the love
and life-changing experience of Jesus Christ,
please take a moment to read John
3:16 for more
Related Bible Study Lessons
- Finally, Pharaoh Says "GO"
Does God Really Work?
and Miriam's Song
Verses from Exodus about how God provided
manna a quail for the people of Israel are from
New American Standard Bible & New King James
Version - Study lesson resource: Life
Application Study Bible: New International