The repetition of these feeding stories serves a narrative function (especially in Mark) that highlights the disciples' lack of comprehension. That is, when we come.
Feeding the Five Thousand. Although Jesus attempted to withdraw to a solitary place (v. 13), he was now too popular to escape notice. This narrative teaches us.
Matthew's Gospel includes two near-duplicate stories (see also Matthew 39) which are close parallels of two in Mark and Luke. Heartlight Provides Positive Resources for Daily Christian Living. Together in His Grace. Matthew 14:15-21 commentary was primarily a Gentile area. Search What Jesus Did! Each devotional consists of a passage, reflection and a prayer which opens up the day's scripture and shows how it challenges you to live for Jesus. Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition RSVCE. They echo a common theme in Israel's scriptures.