And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree…
I. LET EVERYONE DEPEND UPON GOD FOR THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE.
1. Asking them by prayer.
2. Acknowledging our own beggary.
3. Trusting Him by faith.
4. Remembering His promise.
5. Obedient to His will.
II. LET US SERVE HIM FAITHFULLY AT WHOSE TABLE WE ARE FED.
1. Else we are ungrateful.
2. Else we deserve famine. All the provisions that God allows man for food are drawn out of the earth. The homeliness of the provision on which God intended man to feed.
(J. S. Exell, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.