John 6:5-13 NIVUK
5 When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming towards him, he said to Philip, ‘Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?’ 6 He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do.7 Philip answered him, ‘It would take more than half a year’s wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!’8 Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, spoke up, 9 ‘Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?’10 Jesus said, ‘Make the people sit down.’ There was plenty of grass in that place, and they sat down (about five thousand men were there). 11 Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.12 When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, ‘Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted.’ 13 So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.

Are you a Philip or an Andrew. Philip could only see the scale of the task that Jesus had given them and worried about what they didn’t have. Andrew, instead, brought what they did have to Jesus and looked to him to provide for the rest.

Jesus, as we look to the tasks you’ve given me today, help me to give to you what I have in worship and trust you for what I haven’t.

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