- What lessons did the disciples need to learn before Christ could use them in feeding the crowd?
Are there similar lessons we need to learn before we can be of use to him?
- Verses 45-53. It seems from the situation described here that the disciples got into difficulty as a result of obedience to Christ’s command.
What light does this throw on the life of discipleship with its trials and deliverances?
Why does it say in verse 48. ‘He was about to pass by them’?
Cf. Luke 24:28, 29.
Note. Verse 48. ‘The fourth watch’:i.e., the last watch, beginning about 3 a.m.