Give us this day our daily bread.
1. These words show that earthly interests and animal wants have an appropriate place in our prayers.
2. Our intimate dependence upon God.
3. We virtually ask for ability and opportunity to obtain our daily bread. The blessing involved in the very effort for acquisition.
4. The relative dependence of others upon us.
5. Our wants are always new " daily."
(E. H. Chaplin.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Give us this day our daily bread.