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The Rev. David Beckmann

Exodus from Hunger: Faith & Global Hunger Part 3

Matthew 14:15-21

June 27, 2010

The Rev. David Beckmann (ELCA)

I've never met a Christian of any stripe who didn't understand that Christians need to do what we can to feed hungry people.  The story of Jesus feeding the hungry crowd is repeated five times in the four gospels.  And Christians experience Jesus as the bread of life.  Through Jesus Christ, God forgives our sins and fills our lives with purpose.  The experience of God's grace in Jesus Christ - God's embrace in Christ - then moves us to reach out to others, to share our bread with them if that's what they need.

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