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THEN GOD!

WHAT IS THE LITTLE AMONG SO GREAT A NEED?

JESUS ALREADY KNEW WHAT HE WAS GOING TO DO!

JESUS JUST WANTED TO SEE WHAT KIND OF FAITH PHILIP HAD?

PHILIP HAD THE FAITH --- BUT THEY LET GO OF THE FAITH --- THEN GOD!

A. THERE IS MORE TO THE TEST THAN JUST REALIZING PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY!

John 6:5 When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come

unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat?

6 And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.



B. IT WOULD TAKE A FORTUNE TO FEED THESE PEOPLE.

The people are very hungry!

John 6:7 Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient

for them, that every one of them may take a little.



C. There are 5,000 MEN!

LET US SAY 5,000 WOMEN, BUT YOU KNOW IN ANY RELIGIOUS CROWD

THERE ARE MORE WOMEN THAN MEN.

Let’s say there is one child per woman,

5,000

5,000

5,000

15,000



D. A BIG MAC COMBO COST $4.59.

TO SUPER SIZE THE BIG MAC COMBO IS $4.99

$74,850.00

6% TAX ---- $4,491

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$79,341.00



E. PHILIP ANSWERED CORRECTLY, $79,341 AND YOU KNOW SOME MEN AND

TEENS WANT AN ICE CREAM?



F. THE ANSWER TO HUNGRY PEOPLE WAS IN THEIR MIST!

John 6:8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, saith unto him,

9 There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes:

but what are they among so many?