Bring It to Him

Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” “We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. “Bring them here to me,” he said.

(Matthew 14:16-18 NIV)

I once caught up with a friend who was preparing for a difficult test. She shared how while anxiously studying for the test, God spoke to her through the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand. Just as Jesus was able to bless the five loaves of bread and two fish to feed the five thousand, God was asking her to trust Him with the little knowledge that she possessed. Let’s take a leaf from her story. God can use the simple things that we have to offer and turn them into something big for His glory. After having fed the five thousand, we’re told, “They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over” (Matthew 16:20). There’s always plenty when we bring Him what’s little. So bring Him the little that you have and let Him bless it into something more.

With God a little means a lot.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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