Summary: This is part 2 of a 2-part sermon. Jesus fed over 5000 people with five loaves & two fish. Jesus is able satisfy the hunger of those who follow Him. Where does Jesus satisfy the hunger of His followers? Jesus satisfies our hunger in the Right...
SATISFIED HUNGER-II—Luke 9:12-17
Pushed to the limit?
Removed from familiar & secure?
Challenged with too much?
Jesus fed over 5000 people with five loaves & two fish.
Jesus is able satisfy the hunger of those who follow Him.
Where does Jesus satisfy the hunger of His followers?
8 instances of satisfied hunger.
Jesus satisfies our hunger in the Right...
5—Jesus satisfies hunger with the
:13—“But He said to them, “You give them something to eat!” And they said, “We have no more than five loaves & two fish, unless perhaps we go & buy food for all these people.”
:14—“(For there were about five thousand men.)....”
Jn. 15:3-5—“You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. “Abide in Me, & I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you, unless you abide in Me. “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me, & I in him, he bears much fruit; for apart from Me you can do nothing.”
Mat. 5:3—“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Drilling for oil/If I could manage that i still would be limited because I have not a clue how to separate gas from oil/Causes me to seek provision from others/RIGHT LIMITATION
?Your’s the RIGHT LIMITATION for Jesus to satisfy your hunger?
?Has Jesus Satisfied your Hunger?
6—Jesus satisfies hunger with the
:14—“....And He said to His disciples, “Have them recline to eat in groups of about fifty each.”
15 And they did so, & had them all recline.”
Willing workers—willing to obey Jesus even when we ‘can’t do it’ or the task is ‘impossible’ or when we can’t see the outcome.
They minister thru His provision & direction
Mat. 20:26-27—“...but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, & whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;”
Tit. 1:1-3—“Paul, a bond-servant of God, & an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God & the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness, in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago, but at the proper time manifested, even His word, in the proclamation with which I was entrusted according to the commandment of God our Savior;”
Mat. 21:28-31—“But what do you think? A man had two sons, & he came to the first & said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’ “And he answered & said, ‘I will, sir’; & he did not go. “And he came to the second & said the same thing. But he answered & said, ‘I will not’; yet he afterward regretted it & went. “Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The latter.” Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you that the tax-gatherers & harlots will get into the kingdom of God before you.”
Willing to do God’s work in Christ!
Ranch Hands/Act as hands of the ranch owner/RIGHT HANDS
Sharing Jesus’ love door-to-door/Never know outcome—Acceptance or Rejection/Still act in faith/God directs—We follow laboring=RIGHT HANDS
?Your’s the RIGHT HANDS for Jesus to satisfy your hunger?
?Has Jesus Satisfied your Hunger?
7—Jesus satisfies hunger with the
:16—“And He took the five loaves & the two fish, & looking up to heaven, He blessed them, & broke them, & kept giving them to the disciples to set before the multitude.”
Jesus is so tied to the Father & the Holy Spirit, He can do nothing apart from them.
Isa. 55:1-7—“Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy & eat. Come, buy wine & milk Without money & without cost. “Why do you spend money for what is not bread, And your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, & eat what is good, And delight yourself in abundance. “Incline your ear & come to Me. Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David. “Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader & commander for the peoples. “Behold, you will call a nation you do not know, And a nation which knows you not will run to you, Because of the LORD your God, even the Holy One of Israel; For He has glorified you.” Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him; And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.”