few loaves and a couple of fish
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few loaves and a couple of fish a selection of sermons by Ray Farness

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Published by Mission Press in Laguna Niguel, Calif .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementRay Farness.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/08862 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1673732M
LC Control Number91815599

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It is springtime, just before the Passover of 32 C.E., and green grass covers the hillside. Jesus has his disciples tell the people to recline on the grass in groups of 50 and of He takes the five loaves and two fish and gives thanks to God. Then he breaks the loaves and divides up the fish.   The tittle that has specific meaning to the story of the five loaves and two fish is the Inverted Nun.   Nun (pronounced  noon), the Hebrew letter that corresponds with the English N, normally is written like this:   נ.   The picture Nun presents is a fish getting ready to dart away.   Fish tend to surprise us by their presence. John Then Jesus took the loaves and the fish, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. John When they landed, they saw a charcoal fire there with fish on it, and some bread. John Jesus told them, "Bring some of the fish . There is another book called "Loaves and Fishes," which I thought I was ordering--a splendid little cookbook which I've been using for years. This one is very nice, but not what I had in mind. Apparently other people also want the other one because it's selling for over $/5(26).

There are many who say that on that hill that day, there weren’t just five loaves and two fish. Instead, there was just one boy with five loaves and two fish who was generous enough to share them with the crowd. Once the boy shared, and Jesus started to break the bread and distribute it, . Then he took the seven loaves and the fish, and when he had given thanks, he broke them and gave them to the disciples, and they in turn to the people. New Living Translation Then he took the seven loaves and the fish, thanked God for them, and broke them into pieces. He gave them to the disciples, who distributed the food to the crowd.   All four Gospel books of the Bible describe a famous miracle known as the "feeding of the 5," in which Jesus Chris t multiplied a small amount of food -- five pieces of barley bread and two small fish -- that a boy offered from his lunch into enough food to feed a massive crowd of people. The story, with commentary.   Jesus Feeds Bible Story Study Guide All four Gospels record an event in which Jesus Christ feeds 5, people from a few loaves and fish. This miraculous provision of food reveals the Lord as the source of life, or "bread of life," for Jews and Gentiles : Jack Zavada.

Feeding the multitude is a term used to refer to two separate miracles of Jesus reported in the Gospels.. The first miracle, "Feeding of the 5,", is reported by all four gospels (Matthew Matthew ; Mark 6-Mark ; Luke 9-Luke ; John 6-John ).The second miracle, the "Feeding of the 4,", with seven loaves of bread and fish, is reported by Matthew 15 (Matthew   Jesus fed the people on at least two occasions—once 5, men and another time 4, men; once with five loaves and two fish and again with seven loaves and a few fish; once with twelve baskets of remaining bread and in another five baskets. Truth be told, that little boy would have eaten a hearty meal anyway, one of the few—perhaps one of the only—able to do so. And his five loaves and two fish might have fed him for another couple of meals. That boy had planned ahead. So I wonder, did Jesus give him a basket or two of the leftovers? The book follows the movement from its humble beginnings, and highlights a number of its initiatives which include soup kitchens, communal farms, and houses of charity for the poor. Dorothy's concern and work for the poor in the United Dorothy Day writes about the Catholic Worker movement which she was a founder and leader in the early to mid /5.