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The feeding of the 5,000 is an oft-discussed miracle, but have you read the one in which he feeds the 4,000?

What struck me in this account was not the greatness of the miracle, but the  severe memory loss of Jesus’ disciples.

Here is the account:

In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat. And if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way. And some of them have come from far away.”

And his disciples answered him, “How can one feed these people with bread here in this desolate place?”

And he asked them, “How many loaves do you have?”

They said…

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