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The Miracle Of The Feeding Of The 5,000 (6 of 7)
Summer of Miracles
You will find the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 with five loaves and two fishes in every gospel. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John all record this event. God is saying to us that it is very, very important.
Now, I noticed this morning that you knew when to say "amen" and you knew when to say, "Praise the Lord." It's very important.
I heard about a man who was selling a horse. He was talking to the prospective buyer and he said, "The way you make the horse go is by saying, "Praise the Lord." The way you make the horse stop is by saying, "Amen."
The man said, "Well, that sounds good," and he bought the horse. He got on top of the horse and said, "Praise the Lord," and the horse took off, lickity split. It startled the man so much that he began to say, "Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!" Just before they came to the very edge of a cliff, he finally remembered what to say to get the horse to stop. He said, "Amen!" and the horse screeched to a halt right to the edge of the cliff." The man lifted his hand, he wiped off his brow and said, "Praise the Lord!!"
So you've got to know when to say, "Praise the Lord," and you've got to know when to say, "Amen!"
Mark 6:33- 37; 41--43 "But many who saw them leaving recognized them and ran on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them.
(34) When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.
(35) By this time it was late in the day, so his disciples came to him. "This is a remote place," they said, "and it's already very late.
(36) Send the people away so they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat."
(37) But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take eight months of a man's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bre ...
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