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They all ate as much as they wanted, and when the scraps remaining were collected they filled twelve baskets

Luke 9:17
Genesis 14:18-20; Psalms 110:1-4; I Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11-17

A little girl was leafing through a children’s book of illustrated Bible stories. When she came to the story of the loaves and fishes, she stopped turning the pages and began gazing intently at the illustration of Jesus standing before the great crowd breaking bread. Seeing the child’s fascination with the picture, her mother explained that this wasn’t the real Jesus, only an artist’s conception of Him. Still staring at the picture, the child replied, “Well, it sure looks like Him.”

Today’s Gospel Lesson paints a vivid picture, and it sure looks like Jesus. It paints a vivid picture of Jesus who performed miracles as proof that He was the One sent by God. In Luke’s account, after Jesus has preached to the thousands of people who had been following Him — and after He has cured those in need of healing — the Apostles say to Him, “Send the people away, and they can go to the villages and farms round about to find…

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