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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

No One Was Excluded, all had there fill.

Matthew 15:29-39

Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, and he went up the mountain, where he sat down. Great crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the maimed, the blind, the mute, and many others. Then Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I have compassion for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the way." The disciples said to him, "Where are we to get enough bread in the desert to feed so great a crowd?" Jesus asked them, "How many loaves have you?" They said, "Seven, and a few small fish." Then ordering the crowd to sit down on the ground, he took the seven loaves and the fish; and after giving thanks he broke them and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all of them ate and were filled; and they took up the broken pieces left over, seven baskets full. Those who had eaten were four thousand men, besides women and children.

Wow! It's always amazing what Good Does! In today's text from Matthew Jesus proves yet again that salvation, healing, love and favor are offered to all. Jesus in back to back examples helps all who come to him, then he feeds all who have gathered around!- This includes you, you are invited to gather around, you who are seeking will be received! Won't you come the invitation has your name on it, no one has to be excluded, not one person, we are all invited and we all can have our fill.

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