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Feeding 5,000

Jesus Feeding 5,000 – Miracle of Jesus

Free online resources based on Jesus feeding 5,000 people. This story can be found in the Bible in all 4 Gospels. See below for links to sermons, stories and entertaining sites for this miracle.

Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread to the disciples so they could distribute it to the people. He also divided the fish for everyone to share. They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftover bread and fish. A total of 5,000 men and their families were fed from those loaves! — Mark 6:41-44 <NLT>

Jesus Feeds 5,000 – Summary

When Jesus instructed his disciples to give the people something to eat, they argued with him. They looked at their own resources and saw no way to feed the crowd. But with Jesus, there is always a way, and he is it. (John 14:6) He wanted his disciples to look to him as the solution, but instead all they could see was the problem. If you believe, there is nothing that God can’t supply or do. Stop looking at circumstances. Read the Bible and know that all things are possible if you believe in Jesus. There is no limit with your unlimited God!

The disciples found a boy willing to share his lunch of 5 small barley loaves and 2 fish. Jesus took that small gift and thanked God for supplying food for the crowd. He had faith that there was enough for everyone. God can take the smallest seed and return an overflowing harvest. (Proverbs 3:9-10, 19:17, Malachi 3:10, Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 6:38, 8:1-15)

After over 5,000 people ate and were satisfied, they still had 12 baskets left over! God cares about even the most ordinary of your needs. He gets no glory from His children suffering in poverty, sickness or lack. When you place your full trust in Jesus, God becomes your source. When you trust Him, you will have abundance in every area of your life!

The Bible doesn’t say what happened to all the leftovers, but I would like to believe the boy that shared his lunch went home with a basket full of food and a memory of Jesus that changed his life forever.

One of His disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, said to Him, “There’s a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish—but what are they for so many?” — John 6:8-9 <HCSB>

Read the Feeding the 5,000 story in five popular translations – AMP, KJV, HCSB, NIV, The Message:

Jesus Feeding The 5,000 – Matthew 14:13-21 Mark 6:30-44 Luke 9:10-17 John 6:1-14

Check out all the wonderful Christian content linked below and learn more about this miracle.

Children’s Bible Stories – Scriptures and Adaptations on the Jesus Feeding the 5,000

Feeding 5,000 – A very brief easy-to-read version of the miracle story

Feeding the Crowd – A short Bible story based on John 6

Jesus Feeds the Multitude – Includes song and discussion questions.

Five Loaves and Two Fish – Illustrated story for very young children

The Feast Beside the Sea, and What Followed It – The Feeding the 5,000 story in modern language

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand – A short story based on Matthew 14:13-23, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:7-17 and John 6:1-15

Children’s Stories – Original Fiction Based on Jesus Feeding the Multitude

The Gift That Kept Giving – An Animal Parable based on the Gospel account of Jesus feeding 5,000 people. Companion lesson.

The Amazing Multiplying Meal – An interesting version of the feeding the 5,000 story

Children’s Activities, Crafts, Coloring Pages, Music & Poetry for the Five Loaves and Two Fish Story

Five Loaves and Two Fish – Coloring page

Jesus Feeds 5,000 – A coloring page based on the story from Matthew 14:13-23, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:7-17 and John 6:1-15

Jesus Can Feed a Crowd With a Little Food – A coloring page that could be used when teaching on the feeding of 5,000 people miracle.

Feeding the 5,000 – A word search

Jesus Feeds the Multitude – Coloring page

Feeding the 5,000 – Help Jesus and the disciples find the way to the crowd with this maze based on Matthew 14:13.

Feeding The 5,000 – A song sung to the tune “Is It For Me?”

Children’s Sermons & Lessons on Jesus Feeding the 5,000

Feeding the 5,000 – A children’s lesson from ChildrenSermons.com

Jesus Feeds 5,000 – A brief lesson on Mark 6:30-44 from Mission Arlington available in English and Spanish. Also see Luke 9:10-17

Feeding the Five Thousand – A short lesson of the miracle emphasizing the boy’s gift

A Feast for All – A short lesson based on the Feeding the 5,000 story

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand – Children’s lesson for young children based on John 6

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand – A very brief version for short attention spans

Jesus Feeds Five Thousand – A lesson outline

Jesus Feeds the 5,000 – Helps young kids understand how big the miracle was.

Devotions, Discussions & Sermons and Other Resources About Jesus Jesus Feeding the Multitude

Jesus Feeds Many People – More links for the feeding the 5,000 story

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand – More links to resources

Feeding of the 5,000 – A nice summary on Jesus feeding the 5,000

Feeding the 5,000 – A devotion based on Luke’s account

Feeding the 5,000 – A Bible study based on the miracle

The Miraculous Feeding of the Five Thousand – Commentary from the book by Alfred Edersheim

Jesus Displays Authority Over Nature – Commentary on Matthew 14

Feeding the Five Thousand – Brief Commentary with the 4 Gospel accounts compared to each other

Was Jesus a Vegetarian – A scriptural response to those that claim Jesus did not eat meat.


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Suggested Search Terms: Loaves and fish, Miracles of Jesus, God’s abundance, Jesus feeds 5,000, Matthew 14, Mark 6, Luke 9, John 6

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