In this miracle of creating dinner in the blink of an eye, Jesus exposes the crowd's misguided trust in temporary earthly things, and yet, shows them great compassion by providing the food they need.
At the height of their dread of the power of the God-man to walk on water in a great storm, the disciples delighted in His presence as He got into the boat with them and calmed the sea and calmed their hearts.
While the mass craves earthly bread (life), the Master offers them eternal bread (life). Listen to how Jesus rebukes the crowd in their craving for momentary earthly fulfillment, calling them to enduring, eternal contentment, so that you may find forever satisfaction in the Bread of Life.
Description Thieves steal, kill and destroy sheep and sheep run from and do not hear their voice, but the true shepherd leads, cares for and gives abundant life to his sheep and his sheep know and follow his voice.