Archive Pages Design$type=blogging

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousands | a humourous interpretation

Feeding the multitude (also known as The miracle of the loaves and fish) is the name of two miracles attributed to Jesus, as reported in canonical Gospels.

According to the narrative of the Gospels, the first event happened after Jesus had been teaching in an area away from the towns, and insists that the people be fed where they are, rather than sending them to the nearest towns.

The canonical Gospels all report that, upon investigating the provisions of the crowd, the disciples were only able to find 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish, and the Gospel of John adds that these came from a single boy in the crowd. The Gospels state that Jesus blessed the food, broke it, and gave it to the disciples, who distributed it to the people present - 5000 not counting women and children - all of them being fed. The
Gospels also state that after the meal was over, the disciples collected the scraps, filling 12 baskets. (credit: wikipedia)

Jesus didn't like performing miracles. He on many occasion as recorded in the New Testament refused and even rebuked. Recorded is that Jesus encounters the Pharisees who ask him to perform a miracle for them. "He sighed deeply and said, 'Why does this generation ask for a miraculous sign? I tell you the truth, no sign will be given to it.'"

Another (humourous) interpretation how Jesus fed the multitudes (but could well be real) | Upon asking for food, the disciples handed over Jesus 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish.

Jesus looked at the multitude of crowds in front. He had great faith in God. So with a peaceful smile he passed the food to the first person in-front. Mind you they were people from nearby fishing villages. They knew it would be late to return home, so most of them had food in their pockets or bag. Many carrying bread and fish as well.

The first person seeing there are so many people left to eat, he was ashamed to eat the fish and the bread given by Jesus. 'What will other eat then?' he wondered.

Carefully he took out the food from his own pocket, pretending eating from what Jesus gave and passed down the original bread and fish to the next person. Seeing what the first person did, the second followed as well. It continuted for all the people who were present.

Finally the original bread and fish came back to Jesus, and he himself was greatly astonished on the event. Looking up he thanked Heavenly Father for the provision.

And since so many people ate, no wonder the bible says upon finishing eating, the disciples collected the scraps filling 12 basket!

At that moment, no body considered it as miracle. But only to teach the ignorant and often less sophisticated people of that age, who were only interested in miracles and folk-tales rather than spiritual and moral teachings, these stories spread with a tag called miracle.



99 names abida activism adab adamandeveit advaita alchemy alchemy of the divine Ali alka Allah almsgiving americandiary anab analysis antiwar art article ascetic attributes audio authority award bahai bahaullah bangla bangladesh baul bawa beauty bengali bhakti bible bill whitehouse biography blog book book review booklog bosnia breath bual buddha buddhism calligraphy carnival carolyn charity children Christ christian christianity Christology click comparative comparative religion compassion consciousness contemplative tradition conversation cosmology counsel creative creative thought creative thoughts crucifixion current affairs dante darshan death deception democracy desert spirituality desire destiny devotion Dhikr diary documentary donation download dreamwork DVD dying earth ecospirituality ego egypt eid end time endtime enlightenment eschatology esoteric ethics event evil exegesis exergesis experience faith fast fasting feminine folk forgiveness fundraising ghayb gita globaloneness gnosis God golden sufi gospel governance grace gratitude guestblog guide on the path gurdjieff hadith hadra hafez hafiz haiku hajj haqiqat haqqu hasidic headscarf headscarves healing health heart hinduism history humanright humor husayn illusion imran-hosein in_quest_of_oasis inayat khan infographic inspiration integral spirituality interview islam islamophobia jesus Jesus Christ Jewish journalism judaism justice kabir kahlil gibran kenwilber Koan Koran krishna language last age law of attraction life link Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee love love. inspiration lyric mahmud shabistari maktub malamat mansur hallaj mary mary magdalene Mawlid meditation meditative quranic verse mercy metaphysics miracle miraj Mohammad mosque movie Muhammad music muslim mystic mysticism mysticsaint poetry mysticsaint prayer mysticsaint thought Nachman naomi naqshbandi nature news news. jesus tomb old age oneness origin original osho palestine paradox peace philosophy photography pir zia inayat khan pluralism podcast poem poem on God poetry poety poll porshee positive psychology poverty practice prayer presence present project Prophet Muhammad protest psychology qawwali question quote Quran quranic qurbani rabbi meir ben Baruch ramadan reality reincarnation relation religion Remembrance resource Resurrection retreat review roundup rumi sacred activism sacred geometry sacrifice saint saints saying sayings of Prophet science secret secularism self service Shadhiliyya shamanism Shamcher Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee shrine Sidi Sikh social media sohbet song soul sound speedlink spiritual spiritual materials spirituality statistics story submission sufi sufi healing sufi podcast sufi poetry carnival sufi tale sufi tariqa sufi text sufi wisdom sufi-infographic sufihaqqu sufis sufism sufism wisdom sufism. hinduism sufitale surrender survey symbology tafsir tagore tantra tao teaching technology ted temple terrorism the secret thelogy thought thoughts time translation travel tribute truth unity upanishad vatican veda veil video view violence visit webcast wisdom witness woman workshop worship yoga zakat zawiya zen zen mind Zikr
Technology of the Heart: Jesus Feeds the Five Thousands | a humourous interpretation
Jesus Feeds the Five Thousands | a humourous interpretation
Technology of the Heart
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago