But Jesus said, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.” They said to him, “We have only five loaves here and two fish.” And he said, “Bring them here to me.” Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass, and taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and said a blessing. Then he broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
“You give them something to eat.” Such a clear command. But such an impossible one. How could these disciples do that? There were over 5,000 people looking at them expectantly.
That’s the same command He gives to us, everyday. Actually, it is an invitation, for He knows we can’t do it without Him. It is an invitation to be part of His miracle, His work.
So do I feel inept for the work ahead? All I need to do is bring my five loaves and two fish to him–and see what He will do!