As the day was drawing to a close . . .  Why did Jesus keep the people so late?   Was he unaware of the passing of time?   Or was he so caught up with healing them that he forgot that they would need to eat?   Neither scenario is very likely.   Jesus was always aware of his surroundings, and he never did something without first thinking it through. No, Jesus knew what he was doing and why he was doing it.   He knew he would need to feed this...