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man cannot live by bread alone
proverb In order to live a happy, fulfilling life, a person needs more than the basic amenities like food and shelter. I think if we want to really make a difference to those struggling with poverty and homelessness, we need to think beyond simply giving out free food. After all, man cannot live by bread alone.
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man cannot live by bread alonepeople have spiritual as well as physical needs.
This phrase comes from Matthew 4:4 (quoting Deuteronomy 8:3), where the passage continues ‘but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God’.
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