September 25th

abundant-lifeMATTHEW 14

Amazing Abundance

SCRIPTURE

v20 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.

OBSERVATION

We are all very familiar with the story of the feeding of the five thousand. Lots of people, 5 loaves, two fish and no one is hungry. It is an amazing miracle mostly because of the sheer scale of it. The incredible abundance that there is with Jesus is so striking. The people all eat and are satisfied, but there are still leftovers! Amazing!!

APPLICATION

There is amazing abundance in the kingdom of God. He can provide not only what we need, but so much more than that. He can provide enough for us, our families, our friends and our communities. And out of what he gives us we can bless others without losing out. This is the incredible thing about Jehovah Jireh, our God who provides.

PRAYER

Lord God, thank you that you meet my needs. I ask that you would provide for me out of your abundance and that I would be generous to share that with those I encounter. Amen