“There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many?” John 6:9Text — John 6:5-13
Jesus loves little children and desires that they come to Him. During His earthly ministry, multitudes of people always gathered to hear Him teach. Among those people were children of different ages. In our Bible story, we can see a boy whose name was not given; he too came with the multitude to learn from Jesus and experience miracles. Nobody would have probably noticed him among the crowd. But Andrew did, because of what he had that Jesus found useful for the good of everyone. He was the lad with five loaves of bread and two small fishes. He released all when Jesus needed them to feed the multitude. The bread and the little fishes became more than enough to feed the thousands of people after Jesus had blessed and broken them to be served to the people. The lad was:
A Loving and caring friend of Jesus.
An Abiding and faithful follower of the Saviour.
A Dedicated and true worshipper.
Truly, this story teaches us to generously share what we have with others. It also shows us that what people may consider to be little can be used by Jesus Christ to do great things when surrendered to Him.
Prayer for today
Lord, I give You my heart and all for Your use.