The Bread of Life

Text: John 6:48-58

Spiritual, not Physical

  • This bread is lasting (John 6:35)
  • Better than the manna given to the Israelites (John 6:31-33,49,58)
  • Better than the bread He recently provided (John 6:1-14)
  • This bread was His word (John 6:68, 54-58; John 6:53, 1:14)

Why We Need this Bread

  • Bread is necessary for survival (John 6:68)
  • Bread is necessary for growth (2 Peter 3:18)
  • We must look to Him for sustenance (2 Thessalonians 2:16-17)

Why People Reject It

  • It is demanding (Matthew 7:14, 21-23)
  • It is exclusive (Matthew 7:13-14)
  • It requires humility (James 1:21)

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