Feeding the 5,000 (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Gratitude (Thanksgiving)

Read Matt 14:13-22

  • Why did the disciples tell Jesus to send the people away?
  • Why didn't they want to feed the crowd?
  • How would you have handled the need to feed over 5000 people?
  • What is so impressive about feeding that many people?
  • What amount is 200 pennyworth of bread? [300 pennyworth was about a year's salary]
  • What does Jesus ask?
  • What does Jesus tell the disciples to do?
  • Why do you think they were put into groups of hundreds and fifties?
  • What did Jesus do with the bread?
  • Why do you think Jesus thanked God before sharing the food?
  • Do you pray before your meals?
  • How many baskets were filled with leftovers?
  • Is there always room at your dinner table for company?
  • Do you ever think you don't have enough to share?
  • What does this story teach you?