Read the Bible Daily

Find daily readings for this week below along with questions for reflection. Join (or begin!) the discussion in the comments. We’d love to hear from you about how reading the Bible daily is bringing you closer to God and one another.

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JUNE 21

Read: Matthew 14:13-21

Reflect: What questions do you have after reading this passage?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 22

Read: Matthew 14:13-14

13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick.

Reflect: Have you ever had a time that you needed to withdraw only to find people waiting for you? What did you do?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 23

Read: Matthew 14:15-16

15 When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a deserted place, and the hour is now late; send the crowds away so that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.” 16 Jesus said to them, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.”

Reflect: Have you ever been given a task for which you feel is way above your capabilities?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 24

Read: Matthew 14:17-18

17 They replied, “We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish.” 18 And he said, “Bring them here to me.”

Reflect: What happens when we share what we have with others?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 25

Read: Matthew 14:19

19 Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Reflect: How does this scripture relate to the Last Supper? Have you ever witnessed when not enough has taken care of everyone?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 26

Read: Matthew 14:20-21

20 And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. 21 And those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children.

Reflect: How do you think you would react to this if it happened today? What would you do?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

JUNE 27

Read: Matthew 14:13-21

Reflect: How will this message influence what you do this week?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

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