Miracle of The Loaves And Fishes ~ Jesus Feeds the 5000, Jesus feeds the Multitude of Five Thousand. Inspirational & Encouraging Bible Story of How Jesus Feeds the Multitude, i.e. Jesus Feeding The Five Thousand. Miracle of Loaves & Fishes is one of the Powerful & Encouraging Miracles of Jesus in the Bible.
See also: List of Parables in the Bible
Jesus Feeds 5000 Story is also known as The Parable of the Loaves and Fishes, but this account is actually not a parable, but a miracle. The Miracle of The Loaves And Fishes is found in John 6 and Mark 6. (Scroll down to read Bible Verses)
The Miracle of The Loaves and The Fishes is a powerful reminder that God is able to solve any problem we may have, and often we don’t know how he will accomplish the solution. Friends, God can use anything and anyone to accomplish His will for our lives – We may see 5 loaves and 2 fishes, but God sees so much more! Our part is to Trust God, Fix our eyes on God, and Obey God. Our God is more than able!
Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes ~ Jesus Feeds 5000 (1)
John’s Account of the Miracle => John 6:1-15, ESV
After this Jesus went away to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, which is the Sea of Tiberias. And a large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick. Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples. Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand. Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crowd was coming toward him, Jesus said to Philip, “Where are we to buy bread, so that these people may eat?” He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do. Philip answered him, “Two hundred denarii worth of bread would not be enough for each of them to get a little.”
One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, said to him, “There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are they for so many?” Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, about five thousand in number. Jesus then took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated. So also the fish, as much as they wanted. And when they had eaten their fill, he told his disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments, that nothing may be lost.” So they gathered them up and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves left by those who had eaten. When the people saw the sign that he had done, they said, “This is indeed the Prophet who is to come into the world!” Perceiving then that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, Jesus withdrew again to the mountain by himself.
Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes ~ Jesus Feeds the Multitude of Five Thousand (2)
Mark’s Account of the Miracle => Mark 6:30-44 (NKJV)
Feeding the Five Thousand
“Then the apostles gathered to Jesus and told Him all things, both what they had done and what they had taught. And He said to them, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat. So they departed to a deserted place in the boat by themselves. But the multitudes saw them departing, and many knew Him and ran there on foot from all the cities. They arrived before them and came together to Him. And Jesus, when He came out, saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion for them, because they were like sheep not having a shepherd. So He began to teach them many things. When the day was now far spent, His disciples came to Him and said, “This is a deserted place, and already the hour is late. Send them away, that they may go into the surrounding country and villages and buy themselves bread; for they have nothing to eat.”
But He answered and said to them, “You give them something to eat.” And they said to Him, “Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread and give them something to eat?” But He said to them, “How many loaves do you have? Go and see.” And when they found out they said, “Five, and two fish.” Then He commanded them to make them all sit down in groups on the green grass. So they sat down in ranks, in hundreds and in fifties. And when He had taken the five loaves and the two fish, He looked up to heaven, blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to His disciples to set before them; and the two fish He divided among them all. So they all ate and were filled. And they took up twelve baskets full of fragments and of the fish. Now those who had eaten the loaves were about five thousand men.”
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