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- The Lord provides manna in the desert, loaves and fishes for the multitude, our daily bread, his presence in communion.
- They celebrate the Passover, another marker of their identity as God's people, and they no longer have to eat the manna of the wilderness.
- In the Old Testament it was manna in the wilderness.
- The citation is from the story of the manna that transformed the wilderness into abundance.
- The manna that succored the Israelites in the wilderness was gathered in baskets, which thus formed part of a divine act of national salvation.
- The Israelites feasted on manna in the wilderness.
- Rather, on Friday a double portion of manna fell which was to become the food for Shabbat.
- In Exodus for example, the story of manna offers the depiction of God raining food from the heavens, enough for everyone.
- He did not witness God's power in parting the Red Sea or giving the people manna in the desert.
- For the Jews in the synagogue, steeped in the Moses tradition of Exodus salvation, the bread of life was the manna that nurtured their parents' journey from slavery to freedom.
- Moses and the Hebrews learned that they had to gather manna each morning, that they had to look to God each day.
- The Lord's providing manna to the Israelites is one of the most well-known events of the Scriptures.
- But this explanation is irreconcilable with the many distinctive aspects of manna recorded in the Bible.
- Recall from Exodus 16 that the miracle of manna came in response to the Israelites' complaints for bread.
- How does this book explain the manna that the Jews collected every morning for 40 years in the desert?
- The rainbow concluded the flood, the manna sustained Israel for forty years, and the worm bored through the stones used to build the Temple, so they would not be cut with a weapon that could make war.
- The people were constantly griping about eating manna and their situation in the desert.
- God had fed the Israelites in the wilderness with manna, but also with ‘miraculous flocks of quail’.
- The manna taught the Israelites to overcome their belief that they had to compete with one another-and to trust that there would be enough for everyone.
- When the people of Israel cross the Jordan River into the Promised Land the manna stops coming.
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