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We Are Living in a 'Loaves and Fishes' Moment

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 3/19/2020 10:32:40 PM

There are three accounts in the New Testament of Jesus Christ feeding a multitude of people with a handful of loaves of bread and a few small fish. In the Gospel of Matthew, the number of people is listed as 4,000. In the Gospels of Luke and Mark, the number is stated to be 5,000. According to all three gospels, large crowds of people follow Jesus into a remote area, where he preaches to them for several hours. (The account in Matthew says that the crowds are with Jesus for "three days"). Christ's disciples advise him to send the crowds away to get food and drink.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Harlowe 3/20/2020 12:44:08 AM (No. 351629)
Because Scripture is the inerrant Word of God, and nothing is mentioned in Matthew, Mark, Luke or John about sharing, instead, using “gave, give, set before the crowd,” providing abundant food to the throng of people and having 12 baskets of food leftover—more than the five loaves and the two fish—indicates that Jesus performed a miracle, an indication of what would come in the future, in the upper room, the establishment of the Holy Supper. Lest anyone forget, God provided manna and quail to the Israelites during the Exodus. Considering all the miracles that Jesus, Son of God, performed, providing abundant food for the multitude of people is, as written in Scripture, one of His a miracles.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 3/20/2020 4:54:45 AM (No. 351694)
And I thought we were enduring a media created/driven panic that would help ensure the defeat of Trump. After all, the latest chorus is that it is Trump's fault and it didn't come from China... Why, it could have come from anywhere.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: franq 3/20/2020 5:59:39 AM (No. 351712)
The truth is that it is easy to have "faith" in good times. Lord please use this situation for Your glory and our good. Amen.
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