man does not live by bread alone

man does not live by bread alone

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 does not live by bread alone. Sure, you have material wealth, but you have no spiritual guidance in your life. Why not come to church with me this Sunday? A man does not live by bread alone.
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Man does not live by bread alone.

Prov. In order to survive, people need more than physical things like food and shelter.; People need mental or spiritual things like satisfaction and love. (Biblical.) Alan: I'm so miserable. Jill: How can you be miserable? You've got a good place to live, plenty to eat, nice clothes.... Alan: But man does not live by bread alone.
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