“If we eat of such bread…” (John 6:35, 41-51), August 8, 2021
“If we eat of such bread…”
John 6:35, 41-51
35Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and
whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.
41Then the Jews began to complain about him because he said, ‘I am the bread that came down
from heaven.’ 42They were saying, ‘Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother
we know? How can he now say, “I have come down from heaven”?’ 43Jesus answered them, ‘Do
not complain among yourselves. 44No one can come to me unless drawn by the Father who sent
me; and I will raise that person up on the last day. 45It is written in the prophets, “And they shall
all be taught by God.” Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me.
that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God; he has seen the Father. 47Very
truly, I tell you, whoever believes has eternal life. 48I am the bread of life. 49Your ancestors ate
the manna in the wilderness, and they died. 50This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so
that one may eat of it and not die. 51I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever
eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my