Victory Vitamin Blog – Matthew 14:17

“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,”

-Matthew 14:17 NIV


The disciples spoke these words while 5,000 plus people were crowded around them clamoring to see Jesus.  They were concerned that it was getting late and they were a good distance from the nearest town.  The disciples were worried that the people would miss dinner that night if they didn’t leave soon.  Jesus said to them, “They don’t need to leave, you give them something to eat.”  The disciples replied, “We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish”.  But the disciples had miscounted.  They had five loaves of bread, two fish, and Jesus.  No, the people weren’t going to eat Jesus, but Jesus had the power to multiply those loaves of bread and fish to feed all the people there, and have more leftovers than what they started with.  What are you worried about right now?  A relationship, money, health, security?  Whatever it is, it isn’t just you and the problem.  It’s you, the problem, and Jesus.  By His death and resurrection, Jesus has provided an eternity of health and security for you in heaven.  He had the power to defeat the devil, He has the power to overcome whatever troubles you right now.  You may have problems, you also have Jesus, and He will provide.