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Jesus Feeds The 4,000

Posted by Harrison on February 4, 2013
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Jesus Feeds 4,000 People

By Harrison Woodard

He told the crowd to sit down on the ground. When he had taken the seven loaves and given thanks, he broke them and gave them to his disciples to distribute to the people, and they did so. They had a few small fish as well; he gave thanks for them also and told the disciples to distribute them. The people ate and were satisfied. Afterward the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.” — Mark 8:6-8 <NIV>

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