Loaves Read the story in John 6:5–13 about the boy who went to hear Jesus speak and who gave Jesus his five loaves andand Fishes two fishes to share with the thousands. Weren’t you afraid you’d go hungryA scene in heaven. if you gave your food Yes, I to Jesus? Were you the was that boy who gave Jesus boy. his lunch of loaves and fishes? Why did you give away your food? After all, you must have known that what you gave wasn’t nearly enough food to feed all of the people there!
Jesus had given very much The Bible tells of two times when Jesus performed to us through all this type of miracle. Another time was with seven He taught. loaves and a few fishes. You can read about the other episode in Matthew 15:34–38 or Mark 8:5–9. Besides this being one of the miracles Jesus performed during His life on earth, He also taught So when He had us a lesson in stewardship and a need, I wanted to help not wasting the things by giving something to Him. we’ve been given. JesusGiving my food was one simple instructed His disciples way that I could help. to collect all the leftover food so that it wouldn’t But I was very go to waste. surprised to see how Jesus miraculously turned my gift of a little food into enough food to feed thousands!