Is God Grateful?
I. Ingratitude reveals a spiritual deficiency in our lives.
A. Blindness: "...but what are they among so many?" -6:9
B. Burdens: "two hundred denarii is not sufficient..." -6:7
C. Bitterness: "his disciples complained about this" - 6:61
D. Blessing: "filled twelve baskets with the fragments - 6:13
II. Gratitude transforms menial things into meaningful things - 6:11
Ps. 68:19 "Bless the Lord who daily loads us with benefits.
III. Gratitude reveals my true understanding of God - 6:14
Jesus thanked His Father in advance.