Luke 9:10-17: Jesus feeds 5000+
I) The setting
A) Jesus and the disciples tried to get away the __________________.
B) The ________________ followed them.
C) Jesus ___________________ the crowd and continued the two-fold mission (preach the kingdom and heal).
II) Jesus feeds thousands.
A) The disciples were _________________ at the thought of feeding and lodging thousands and told Jesus to send them away.
B) Jesus puts the ____________________ task back on them.
C) The disciples only see two solutions.
1) Give the crowd the ____________ they have.
2) Go into towns and ______________ food, which will cost a lot.
D) Jesus hints that God may ____________________.
E) Jesus miraculously _____________________ enough food for the disciples to distribute.
F) The people were completely _____________ and they had plenty left over.
III) Lessons we can learn from this story.
A) We never know how God can use our ____________ gifts.
What gifts or things do you doubt God can use?
B) Sometimes God will put huge __________________ in our way so we learn to trust him.
What challenges are you facing today? How can you lean into God and trust him more?
How has God used past challenges to deepen your faith?
C) Jesus continues to meet (feed) believers’ deepest needs today.