Resources on Matthew 14:13‑21

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Feeding the 5000 Image by John Sturt http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=13762&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by John Sturt 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). Feed Them Yourselves! Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/469 Devotional Topics: Faith , Evangelism , Weakness , New Evangelism 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. Tasting Death, Tasting Life Commentary/Exegesis by Debra Dean Murphy http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2008/08/tasting-death-tasting-life/ Commentary/Exegesis by Debra Dean Murphy Topics: Death , Greed , Eucharist , Food Source: Ekklesia Project In this reflection on the feeding of the five thousand from Matthew 14:13-21, Debra Dean Murphy points out its juxtaposition to the death of John the Baptist and considers abundance of life in community versus greed. 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 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 , God's Provision 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." Feeding the 5,000 Image by Artist Unknown http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=103558&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Artist Unknown 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). 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. Feeding the Five Thousand Devotional by Thabo Makgoba https://livingchurch.org/2020/06/04/6-4-daily-devotional-feeding-the-five-thousand/ Devotional by Thabo Makgoba Topics: Disciple , Food , Jesus , Incarnation Source: The Living Church Reflecting on Matthew 14:13-21, Thabo Makgoba says that Jesus' feeding of five thousand "highlights the centrality of the doctrine of the Incarnation." It demonstrates that God is not only with us but one of us. 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. 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. Feeding of the Five Thousand Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/07/readers-theatre-feeding-of-5000.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Jesus , Miracle , Scripture Reading Source: Re-Worship This is a three-voice readers’ theatre setting of Matthew 14:13-21, where Jesus feeds the five thousand. 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 Artist Unknown http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=123079&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Artist Unknown 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). Questions for a Picnic Article by Brian Volck http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2014/07/questions-for-a-picnic/ Article by Brian Volck Topics: Food , Miracles of Jesus , Miracle Source: Ekklesia Project Reflecting on the feeding the 5,000, Brian Volck asks: what's the real miracle here? What truths of this story are lost to those of us who live with an abundance of food? 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." God is Good! All the Time! Sermon (Complete) by Ken Kesselus https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/sometimes-thinking-proper-13-2005 Sermon (Complete) by Ken Kesselus Topics: Love , Goodness , Providence , God's Provision Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 14:13-21, Ken Kesselus reflects on God’s goodness and grace no matter what difficult life situations one may face. Perhaps the Best Known Parable Sermon (Complete) by James Hinckley https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/perhaps-best-known-parable-proper-13-2008 Sermon (Complete) by James Hinckley Topics: Disciple , Parable , Provision , Trust Source: Sermons That Work James Hinckley gives this sermon based on Matthew 14:13-21, the story of the 5 loaves and two fish, focusing whether or not we can put our trust in God to provide for us everything we need. 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. Jesus Multiplies the Loaves Image by Jesus Mafa http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=48287 Image by Jesus Mafa Topics: Art , Miracles Source: Vanderbilt University Library This 1973 painting by Jesus Mafa depicts Matthew 14:13-21, where Jesus multiplies a young boy's loaves and fishes. Bring Them to Me Sermon (Complete) by David Goodill http://torch.op.org/torch/bring-them-to-me Sermon (Complete) by David Goodill Topics: Violence , Herod , John the Baptist , Bread Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily offers the unifying integrity of Christ to a world divided within itself. His broken body raised to new life will triumph over this violence, so that we may share in Christ's banquet.

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