Jesus, the All-Satisfying Shepherd

October 3, 2021 Preacher: Stephen Conley Series: The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Provision Scripture: Mark 6:30–44

Text:  Mark 6:30-44


The Shepherd’s Care for Souls (Mark 6:30-32)

  • Jesus debriefs the disciples after their mission.
  • Jesus invites the disciples to rest after their mission.


The Shepherd’s Compassion for Souls (Mark 6:33-34)

  • Jesus saw the crowd as sheep without a shepherd (see Numbers 27:17; Isaiah 40:11)
  • Jesus gave the crowd the Gospel teaching they needed to direct their hearts to God.


The Shepherd’s Provision for Souls (Mark 6:35-44)

  • Jesus provided the crowd with food for their stomachs; in Him, they would find satisfaction for their souls.
  • Jesus provided the disciples with a lesson of dependance upon and trust in His sufficiency.


More in The Gospel of Mark

April 23, 2023

The Extraordinary Ending to Mark's Gospel

April 9, 2023

Jesus and His Astonishing Resurrection

April 2, 2023

Jesus and His Atoning Death