Lord's Day 50

Question 125

Which is the fourth petition?

Answer. [a] "Give us this day our daily bread"; that is, be pleased to provide us with all things [b] necessary for the body, that we may thereby acknowledge thee to be the only fountain of all [c] good, and that neither our care nor industry, nor even thy gifts, can [d] profit us without thy blessing; and therefore that we may withdraw our trust from all creatures, and place [e] it alone in thee.

[a]: Mat. 6:11
[b]: Psa. 145:15; Mat. 6:25ff
[c]: Acts 17:25; Acts 14:17
[d]: 1Cor. 15:58; Deut. 8:3; Psa. 127:1,2
[e]: Psa. 62:11; Psa. 55:22