"bread alone" mixed media collage (bread tabs, cut paper, acrylic paint, glue on stretched canvas) february, 2019 gregory a. milinovich "one does not live by bread alone," said Jesus, when he was out in his own spiritual wilderness, feeling hungry and tempted to use his power to satisfy his own wishes. the voice of the tempter came to him, saying, "c'mon....look at all these stones...if you wanted, you could easily turn them to bread...you could satisfy your hunger, and instantly meet all the needs of the world." it had to be tempting. but Jesus knew that there was more than just bread and stones at stake here. he knew that "easy fixes" wouldn't really be an answer to the problem of evil and brokenness. he knew that bread was going to need to be broken, in order to really provide the wholeness that the world was so desperately hungry for. so he quoted scripture. he recalled deuteronomy 8, where the israelites we
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