Archives: August 23, 2001

More Than Enough

It was an unexpected provision in a time of need. The prophet Elisha, like others in Israel, was hard-pressed by the famine. But the prophet determined that he must share with other needy Israelites the 20 loaves of barley bread he had just received (2 Kings 4:42-44). Elisha's servant questioned the wisdom of setting the food before 100 hungry men, for there was not enough to go around.