[THE BREAD OF LIFE] John 6.35 09.22.2019
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TEXT John 6.32-35 ESV
32 Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. 33 For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” 34 They said to him, “Sir, give us this bread always.”
35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.
- JESUS GIVES THE BREAD OF LIFE
Romans 10.3 ESV3 For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness.
Psalm 78.24 ESV 24 and he rained down on them manna to eat and gave them the grain of heaven.
- JESUS IS THE BREAD OF LIFE
“Jesus is not only the living bread in contrast to perishable food, he is the life-giving bread, delivering those who receive him from the power of death, which even the manna could not achieve for those who ate it.” – F. F. Bruce
- EATING THE BREAD PRODUCES ETERNAL LIFE
John 15.4 ESV4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
Jeremiah 15.16 ESV16 Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.