Ask God daily, or dally with idolatry

Puritan Thomas Manton points out the idolatry of not asking God for our daily bread, even when it is already close at hand…hands

We are taught every day to ask our daily bread, though we have it by us, that we may not, like thieves and robbers, use God’s goods without his leave. …It is a high piece of spiritual idolatry, to lean upon our own understanding, and think to carry even the ordinary affairs of any day without asking counsel from God, and then his blessing. God is not an idle spectator…


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