1) Jesus performed this same miracle on two different occasions he fed the 5000 in Matthew 14:21 and fed 4000 in Matthew 15:38
a) The Gospel of John records the feeding of the 5000 in John Chapter 6

2) Do you have a spiritual appetite?
a) Matthew 15:32 I do not wish to send them away HUNGRY
b) Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who HUNGER and thirst for righteousness for they shall be filled
c) How to determine the intensity of your spiritual appetite: you will make the things of God a priority in your life

3) Miracles occur when God decides to break the laws that govern the universe
a) There are scientific laws that govern the universe
b) There are spiritual laws that govern the universe. In the kingdom waiting is good, Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength they shall mount up with wings like eagles they shall run and not be weary
c) Jesus broke the law of sin and death
d) On this occasion Jesus multiplied matter

4) 15:33 Miracles occur in a desolate place
a) When the hour is late 11:59
b) I believe your need is an opportunity for God to do a miracle

5) Miracles have a spiritual significance
a) John 6:35 I am the bread of life he who comes to me shall not hunger and he who believes in me shall never thirst
b) 6:26 Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly I say to you, you seek Me not because you saw signs but because you ate of the loaves and were filled
c) Don’t miss out! We can be distracted by good things, we can be distracted by bad things
d) Miracles confirm the word of God
e) Your miracle is on the way

6) 15:32 I feel compassion for the multitude
a) Multitude common people

7) 15:36 And HE took the seven loaves and the fish and gave thanks broke them and gave them to his disciples and the disciples gave to the multitude
a) As He broke the bread he said
b) Blessed are You O Lord our God, King of the universe who has brought forth bread from the earth
c) Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus
d) He will provide
e) Don’t be disappointed with His provision
e) Be content!

8) 15:36 In His hands
a) Place your marriage in His hands
b) Place you kids in His hands
c) Place your business in His hands
d) Place your life in His Hands
e) There is no better place to be than in the sovereign will of God

9) 15:36 Broken yet multiplied
a) The process of brokenness: usually we are not willing to change, slow down, listen, change direction, change our priorities, give up things or relationships, that separate us from God or hinder our growth as a disciple of Christ
b) The Lord will do something to get your attention
c) The purpose in this kind of pain is to bring us to a place of submissive openness before the Lord
d) Being broken involves a period of pain followed by a period of growth
e) Break you then remake you
f) In the kingdom you go down then up

10)Joseph thrown into a pit, was sold into slavery, served in Potifer‚ house was thrown in jail, Moses was on the back side of Midian for 40 years tending sheep, David was hunted by Saul, Peter was broken as a result of his own sin, all were used by God