Feeding the 5000 (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Jesus' Commandment - To Love as He Loved

Read Mark 6:32-44

  • Why did the disciples tell Jesus to send the people away?
  • Why didn't they want to feed the crowd?
  • Do you ever think you don't have enough to share?
  • 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?
  • How many baskets were filled with leftovers?
  • What does this story teach you about Jesus' ability to love?
  • How would you love as Jesus loved?