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Loaves and fishes

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Loaves and fishes

  1. 1. 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!
  2. 2. 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!
  3. 3. The disciples haven’t yet found all The Master the leftover food. Help has been very them find the final good to give us so ten pieces. much food! Are you mindfulto not waste the food I give you?Fill in the blanks in theverse below. Let’s show our gratitude byWhen they were ______, not wasting any.He said to His disciples, Yes, let’s be“Gather up the diligent to find every_________ that remain, leftover piece.so that _______ is lost”(John 6:12 NKJV). S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Biblical and Christian Foundation: Jesus, God’s Son-1f; Character building: Personal Responsibility: Stewardship-1a Authored by Christi S. Lynch. Illustrations by Alvi. Design by Stefan Merour. Published by My Wonder Studio. Copyright © 2013 by The Family International

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