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They Were Filled Sermon (Complete) by Kirk Alan Kubicek https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/we-frequently-find-ourselves-proper-13-2002 Sermon (Complete) by Kirk Alan Kubicek Topics: Compassion , Jesus , Economics , John the Baptist Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 14:13-21, Kirk Alan Kubicek uses the story of feeding the five thousand to reflect on Christ’s compassion and economics of abundance. Enough Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2011/07/24/enough/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson Topics: Blessing , Art , Grace of God , God's Provision Source: The Painted Prayerbook A poem, piece of art, and commentary on Matthew 14:13-21. What God provides is enough, and "enough" is a blessing. The Light and the Darkness Article by Gracia M. Grindal https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2015-03/nicodemus-shadows Article by Gracia M. Grindal Topics: Light , Darkness , Technology , Art Source: The Christian Century Gracia M. Grindal reflects on the powerful way that the juxtaposing images of light and darkness play a role in Jesus's teaching, (e.g. Matthew 14:13-21) and in our daily lives, even in this age of electricity. Does God Care? Sermon (Complete) by Robert Ombres http://torch.op.org/torch/does-god-care Sermon (Complete) by Robert Ombres Topics: Miracles , Prayer , Care Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Matthew 14:13-21 invites us to work miracles. Part of our care and caring must be expressed in praying repeatedly and fervently for miracles. Gift not Goal Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2017/08/pentecost-9-a-gift-not-goal/ Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Compassion , Trust , Miracles , Gift Source: In the Meantime Reflecting on Matthew 14:13-21, David Lose asks, do we realize just how compassionate Jesus is? Then he invites us to bask in Jesus' compassion and receive it as a gift rather than a goal to achieve. The More You Get, the More You Have Commentary/Exegesis by Debra Dean Murphy http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2011/07/the-more-you-get-the-more-you-have/ Commentary/Exegesis by Debra Dean Murphy Topics: Greed , Generosity , Goodness of God Source: Ekklesia Project Commenting on Jesus' feeding of the five thousand in Matthew 14:13-21, Debra Dean Murphy says the abundant leftovers represent not human accumulation but "God’s endless supply of goodness and generosity." In the Presence of the Father Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/104 Devotional Topics: Love , Father , Virtue , Miracle Source: ePriest In the account of the feeding of the five-thousand, we find that when we spend time with the Father, we develop in virtue. A reflection on Matthew 14:13-21. It is Enough Sermon (Complete) by Katerina Katsarka Whitley https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/jesus-cousin-proper-13-2011 Sermon (Complete) by Katerina Katsarka Whitley Topics: John the Baptist , Provision , Compassion , Miracle Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 14:13-21, Katerina Katsarka Whitley says the feeding of the 5,000 shows that our weak selves and resources are more than enough for Christ to work his good will. Miracle of Multiplication Sermon (Complete) by Aidan Nichols http://torch.op.org/torch/mirable-of-multiplication Sermon (Complete) by Aidan Nichols Topics: Miracles , Food , Life , Eschatology Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Preaching on Christ's miraculous feeding in Matt 14:13-21, Aidan Nichols meditates on the even greater miracle it points to, the nourishment of God's life poured into us, in glimpses at the Eucharist, in fullness in heaven. Feeding the 5,000 Image by Samuel Wesley http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=103558&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Samuel Wesley Topics: Miracle Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus feeds the 5,000 using five loaves of bread and two fish, after which the disciples took up twelve baskets of leftover food (Matthew 14:13-21). Feed Them Yourselves! Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/469 Devotional Topics: Faith , Evangelism , Weakness Source: ePriest In order to extend Christ’s Kingdom in society, we must see beyond our weaknesses, just like the disciples had to when they helped Jesus feed the 5,000. A reflection on Matthew 14:13-21 . Feeding the 5000 Image by Samuel Wesley http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=13762&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Samuel Wesley Topics: Bread , Miracle Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus feeds the 5000 with two fish and five loaves of bread in Matthew 14:13-21. Engraved by John Sturt (1658-1730). The God of Abundance Article by Trygve David Johnson https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2008-07/god-abundance Article by Trygve David Johnson Topics: The Power of God , Trust , Generosity , Grace Source: The Christian Century The feeding of the 5,000, proves the God of Jesus knows no limitation. Out of nothing, God creates something. God uses our little gifts and multiplies them to fill others; God's economy knows no scarcity. The Five Thousand Image by Eularia Clarke https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/reflecting-on-faith/the-methodist-modern-art-collection/index-of-works/the-five-thousand-eularia-clarke/ Image by Eularia Clarke Topics: Miracle , Art , Methodism Source: The Methodist Church in Britain This 1962 painting by Eularia Clarke depicts the miracle of the loaves and fishes in Matthew 14:13-21, focusing on the crowd itself. Feeding the 5,000 Image by Samuel Wesley http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=123079&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Samuel Wesley Topics: Miracle Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus feeds the 5,000 using five loaves of bread and two fish, after which the disciples take up twelve baskets of leftover food (Matthew 14:13-21). He Will Make It Enough Sermon (Complete) by Stephen McKinney-Whitaker http://day1.org/1343-he_will_make_it_enough Sermon (Complete) by Stephen McKinney-Whitaker Topics: Faith , Trust , Miracles , Calling/Vocation Source: Day1 A complete sermon on the feeding of the 5000. As Jesus commanded his disciples, we too are called. But we are not left alone. Bring what you have to Jesus, and he will make it enough. Multiplication of the Loaves & Fishes Image http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/tabgha Image Topics: Miracle , Art Source: Jewish Virtual Library This 5th century mosaic from Tabgha, the traditional site of Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes in Galillee, depicts that miracle from Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, Luke 9:12-17, and John 6:1-14. The Gospel as Comedy Sermon Starter/Outline by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/6085-weekly_sermon_illustration_the_gospel_as_comedy_ Sermon Starter/Outline by Frederick Buechner Topics: Joy , Wisdom , Folly , Gospel Source: Day1 This excerpt from Frederick Buechner's work can illustrate Matthew 14:13-21, reflecting on the foolishness of the gospel (1 Corinthians 1:23) and its comedic nature, which brings us "glad tears" at "the hilarious unexpectedness of things." Take and Eat Sermon (Complete) by Peter H. Harries http://torch.op.org/torch/take-and-eat Sermon (Complete) by Peter H. Harries Topics: Jesus , Law , Kingdom of God , Mass Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily brings out the rich symbolic meaning of the feeding of the 5000. Jesus is the Messiah, the giver of the new law of love, Saviour of God's people, come to inaugurate God's kingdom. The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes Image https://www.blueletterbible.org/images/Matthew/imageDisplay/loaves_and_fishes1_b Image Topics: Miracle , Jesus , Bread , Miracles of Jesus Source: Blue Letter Bible This engraving based on Matthew 14:15-21, 15:32-39, Mark 6:35-44, Luke 9:12-17 and John 6:5-15 depicts the miracle of Jesus multiplying the loaves and the fishes. The multitude can be seen feasting in the background.

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