The relationship with bread is throughout this section of the Gospels.
Think about these questions as we enter into Mark Chapter 8. . .
a. Similarities in both feedings?
b. Differences in both feedings?
Look at how Jesus addresses the leaven of the Pharisees in Mark 8:12-16
a. What brings up the matter?
b. Why does Jesus chastise or criticize His disciples about their thoughts on the matter?
“Do you still not understand [who I am]?” (8:17, 21).
a. Why is this question of importance for Jesus’ disciples?
b. Why is it important for us to understand this, too?
Get ready for these and other questions as we go further into the Gospel of Mark this week. God be with you.