loaves and fishes


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loaves and fishes

Jesus multiplies fare for his following. [N.T.: Matthew 14:15–21; John 6:5–14]
See: Miracle
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In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were settled for ever.
I am the newly elected President of the Pana Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry after our long time President, Charlie Weers passed on.
The Loaves and Fishes charity were forced to issue an urgent plea for donations for their East Kilbride centre.
Because she remembered what Bishop Patrick taught her about Jesus sharing the loaves and fishes, Brigid was moved to share the small bowl of butter she had made one day with a hungry old lady who stopped by the house on a journey.
The limestone Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes derived its name from a Biblical story in which Jesus was said to have miraculously (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/history/miraclesofjesus_1.shtml#h2) fed a crowd of 5,000 people with only five loaves of bread and two fish.
com PENINSULA FOOD SHOWCASE | BALLYWALTER: LOAVES AND FISHES Date: Sunday 9th and Monday 10th October Venue: Ballywalter Park, Ballywalter Free event.
?Googling a runner Loaves And Fishes 2.20 Lingfield Feeding the Multitude is the combined term used to refer to two separate miracles of Jesus reported in the Gospels.
NNA - Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged a third Jewish suspect in a probe linked to a June arson attack at a shrine where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fishes. Authorities accused Moshe Orbach of writing and distributing a document detailing the "necessity" of attacking non-Jewish property and people as well as laying out practical advice to do so, the justice ministry said.
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Thousands of Palestinians on Sunday protested the Israeli settlers act of burning the Church of Loaves and Fishes (Tabgha) in Tiberias last Thursday.
A spokesman for the fire brigade said a preliminary investigation showed the blaze broke out in several places inside the limestone Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, evidence that it was started deliberately.