“I Am the Bread of Life”

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

According to John’s prologue, that Word, which proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord, is none other than Jesus, the Messiah and Son of God in the flesh, God’s full and final revelation.
What did Jesus mean when he said in John 6:53–55, “Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in yourselves. He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day, for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink”?1 Taken literally, it would appear that Jesus is speaking about cannibalism. As such, it is an off-putting statement to say the least, which is exactly how the Jewish crowd took it. Their ...

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