Lots of little lessons in this very familiar story.
Why is it a good thing that Jesus recognizes when His disciples are tired? What did He do for them, and what does He do for us? (Matthew 11:28)
Read 1 Corinthians 14:40. Why is it important that things be done ‘decently and in order’? Have you ever experienced a ‘Christian’ situation that wasn’t done in this way?
Why is it important that we always be ‘thankful’? (I Thess. 5:18)
What is significant about the number 12 in this passage? What does that say to us today?