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Jesus:Our Bread of Life

John 6:41-59
C, 6- Jesus feeds the 5000. So the people see to !ae Jesus their earthl" in#. Can "ou i!a#ine ha$in# a in#
that %an !ultipl" loa$es and fishes& 'here (ould ne$er )e a fa!ine in the in#do!.
*.+6 Jesus ans(ered the! and said, ,'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, "ou see .e, not )e%ause "ou sa( si#ns, )ut
)e%ause "ou ate of the loa$es and (ere filled. +/ 0o not (or for the food (hi%h perishes, )ut for the food
(hi%h endures to eternal life, (hi%h the Son of .an (ill #i$e to "ou, for on 1i! the 2ather, 3od, has set 1is
seal.4 +5 'herefore the" said to 1i!, ,6hat shall (e do, so that (e !a" (or the (ors of 3od&4 +9 Jesus
ans(ered and said to the!, ,'his is the (or of 3od, that "ou )elie$e in 1i! (ho! 1e has sent.4 70 So the"
said to 1i!, ,6hat then do 8ou do for a si#n, so that (e !a" see, and )elie$e 8ou& 6hat (or do 8ou
perfor!& 71 Our fathers ate the !anna in the (ilderness9 as it is (ritten, :1e #a$e the! )read out of hea$en to
eat.;4 7+ Jesus then said to the!, ,'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, it is not .oses (ho has #i$en "ou the )read out of
hea$en, )ut it is ." 2ather (ho #i$es "ou the true )read out of hea$en. 77 2or the )read of 3od is that (hi%h
%o!es do(n out of hea$en, and #i$es life to the (orld.4 74 'hen the" said to 1i!, ,Lord, al(a"s #i$e us this
)read.4
75 Jesus said to the!, ,- a! the )read of life9 he (ho %o!es to .e (ill not hun#er, and he (ho )elie$es in .e
(ill ne$er thirst. 76 But - said to "ou that "ou ha$e seen .e, and "et do not )elie$e. 7/ <ll that the 2ather #i$es
.e (ill %o!e to .e, and the one (ho %o!es to .e - (ill %ertainl" not %ast out. 75 2or - ha$e %o!e do(n fro!
hea$en, not to do ." o(n (ill, )ut the (ill of 1i! (ho sent .e. 79 'his is the (ill of 1i! (ho sent .e, that
of all that 1e has #i$en .e - lose nothin#, )ut raise it up on the last da". 40 2or this is the (ill of ." 2ather,
that e$er"one (ho )eholds the Son and )elie$es in 1i! (ill ha$e eternal life, and - ."self (ill raise hi! up on
the last da".4
6ords to the Je(s
41 'herefore the Je(s (ere #ru!)lin# a)out 1i!, )e%ause 1e said, ,- a! the )read that %a!e do(n out of
hea$en.4 4+ 'he" (ere sa"in#, ,-s not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, (hose father and !other (e no(& 1o(
does 1e no( sa", :- ha$e %o!e do(n out of hea$en;&4 47 Jesus ans(ered and said to the!, ,0o not #ru!)le
a!on# "oursel$es. 44 =o one %an %o!e to .e unless the 2ather (ho sent .e dra(s hi!9 and - (ill raise hi!
up on the last da". 45 -t is (ritten in the prophets, :<nd the" shall all )e tau#ht of 3od.; >$er"one (ho has
heard and learned fro! the 2ather, %o!es to .e. 46 =ot that an"one has seen the 2ather, e?%ept the One (ho is
fro! 3od9 1e has seen the 2ather. 4/ 'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, he (ho )elie$es has eternal life. 45 - a! the
)read of life. 49 8our fathers ate the !anna in the (ilderness, and the" died. 50 'his is the )read (hi%h %o!es
do(n out of hea$en, so that one !a" eat of it and not die. 51 - a! the li$in# )read that %a!e do(n out of
hea$en9 if an"one eats of this )read, he (ill li$e fore$er9 and the )read also (hi%h - (ill #i$e for the life of the
(orld is ." flesh.4

5+ 'hen the Je(s )e#an to ar#ue (ith one another, sa"in#, ,1o( %an this !an #i$e us 1is flesh to eat&4 57 So
Jesus said to the!, ,'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, unless "ou eat the flesh of the Son of .an and drin 1is )lood,
"ou ha$e no life in "oursel$es. 54 1e (ho eats ." flesh and drins ." )lood has eternal life, and - (ill raise
hi! up on the last da". 55 2or ." flesh is true food, and ." )lood is true drin. 56 1e (ho eats ." flesh and
drins ." )lood a)ides in .e, and - in hi!. 5/ <s the li$in# 2ather sent .e, and - li$e )e%ause of the 2ather, so
he (ho eats .e, he also (ill li$e )e%ause of .e. 55 'his is the )read (hi%h %a!e do(n out of hea$en9 not as
the fathers ate and died9 he (ho eats this )read (ill li$e fore$er.4
*.+6-+/ ,Jesus ans(ered the! and said, ,'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, "ou see .e, not )e%ause "ou sa( si#ns, )ut
)e%ause "ou ate of the loa$es and (ere filled. +/ 0o not (or for the food (hi%h perishes, )ut for the food
(hi%h endures to eternal life, (hi%h the Son of .an (ill #i$e to "ou, for on 1i! the 2ather, 3od, has set 1is
seal.4
,not )e%ause "ou sa( si#n4- Jesus prefor!ed !an" !ira%les durin# 1is !inistr" and those !ira%les ser$ed
different purposes. So!eti!es the !ira%les de!onstrate 1is !er%". So!eti!es the" de!onstrate 1is
%o!passion for people. So!eti!es the !ira%les de!onstrate 1is po(er o$er nature. So!eti!es to sho( 1is
po(er of the de!oni%. 'here are !ira%les that sho( 1is po(er o$er the effe%t of sin on the earth.- !ira%les
(hi%h )rin# restoration to those in need. But please understand that all the different t"pes of !ira%les that Jesus
prefor!ed (ere for the sa!e reason. 'he !ain purpose for the !ira%les is to sho( the people (ho Jesus (as.
'he purpose of the si#ns is to testif" that Jesus is the .essiah.
'here are $er" !an" ti!es that the (ords of Jesus and the !ira%les of Jesus are related to the (ritin#s of the
Old 'esta!ent.
*.+6 'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, "ou see .e, not )e%ause "ou sa( si#ns, )ut )e%ause "ou ate of the loa$es and
(ere filled.4
'he purpose of the feedin# of the 5000 (as to de!onstrate that Jesus is 3od. 6ho %ould prefor! su%h a !ira%le
as this unless the" (ere of 3od& >$en if this !ira%le did not testif" to the deit" of Jesus it should $alidate that
1e is of 3od and it should !o$e the people to listen to 1is (ords.
But Jesus re)ues the!. 1e sa"s that the" onl" reason the" are %o!in# to 1i! no( is )e%ause the" (ant )read.
'he" !issed the !essa#e of the si#n and the" onl" (ant their ph"si%al needs to )e !et. 'he" %o!e to Christ for
their o(n selfishness. 'he" %o!e to Jesus to #et (hat the" (ant. 'he" (ant a in# (ho (ill deli$er the! fro!
the @o!ans. 'he" (ant a in# (ho (ill fed the!. 'he" (ant a in# (ho (ill #i$e the! free )read. 'he"
!isunderstand Jesus and the" do not understand 1is !essa#e.
*.+/ 0o not (or for the food (hi%h perishes, )ut for the food (hi%h endures to eternal life, (hi%h the Son of
.an (ill #i$e to "ou, for on 1i! the 2ather, 3od, has set 1is seal.4
,0o not (or for the food (hi%h perishes, )ut for the food (hi%h endures to eternal life4- Jesus e?plains to
the! that if the" are pursuin# onl" their ph"si%al needs the" are (astin# their ti!e. 'he" are ne#le%tin# the
#reater thin#s. 8es food is i!portant. 8es it is ne%essar" for life. But (hat is the life of the )od" %o!pared tot he
life of the soul& 'he life of the )od" is te!porar". -t is al(a"s perishin#. -t is al(a"s fadin# a(a". - is
i!possi)le to eep it ali$e for e$er. 'he )od" (ill one da" die and there is nothin# (e %an do to stop that fro!
happenin#. @ather than seein# )read that (ill onl" satisf" the )od" for a little (hile the" (ould )e !u%h !ore
(iser if the" (ould see the )read that #i$es eternal life. @ather than )ein# so (orried a)out their ph"si%al
needs the" (ould do )etter to )e %on%erned a)out their spiritual needs. @ather than fo%usin# on the te!porar"
and that (hi%h (ill pass a(a" the" (ould do )etter to )e %on%erned a)out the eternal state of their soul.
,0o not (or for the food (hi%h perishes, )ut for the food (hi%h endures to eternal life, (hi%h the Son of .an
(ill #i$e to "ou.4
'he purpose of the !ira%le (as to sho( (ho Jesus (as. 'he" !issed the !essa#e and the" (ere distra%ted )"
the ph"si%al needs.
+5 'herefore the" said to 1i!, ,6hat shall (e do, so that (e !a" (or the (ors of 3od&4
=oti%e that the people see! to %o!pletel" !iss (hat Jesus Aust told the!. Jesus told the! that the" needed to )e
%on%erned a)out their eternal life and that the" should )e seein# the thin# that (ill #i$e the! eternal life-
(hi%h %an onl" %o!e fro! the Son of .an. 'he" do not e$en respond to that )ut the" !o$e fro! )ein#
%on%erned a)out ph"si%al needs to )ein# a)le to prefor! !ira%les. 'he" do not as a)out the food that #i$es
eternal life )ut the" as Jesus ,ho( %an (e do the (ors of 3od& 1o( %an (e prefor! !ira%les and !ae
)read for oursel$es&; 'his reall" de!onstrates the %oldness of their hearts. 'he" are not %onfused a)out spiritual
thin#s. 'heir are reall" Aust not %on%erned a)out spiritual thin#s.
+9 Jesus ans(ered and said to the!, ,'his is the (or of 3od, that "ou )elie$e in 1i! (ho! 1e has sent.4
Blease noti%e that the" are %ontinuall" %on%erned onl" a)out the te!porar" thin#s and Jesus is al(a"s )rin#in#
the %on$ersation )a% to their real need- their spiritual need. @ather than %on%ernin# the!sel$es (ith )read or
the a)ilit" to do !ira%les, Jesus said the" should )e %on%erned (ith )elie$in# in 1i! as their .essiah.
70 So the" said to 1i!, ,6hat then do 8ou do for a si#n, so that (e !a" see, and )elie$e 8ou& 6hat (or do
8ou perfor!&
'hese are reall" foolish, )lind people (ho are hard of heart. 'he" as Jesus for a si#n so that the" !i#ht )elie$e
that 1e is (ho 1e said 1e (as. 1e has Aust fed 5000 people. 1e has Aust prefor!ed a #reat !ira%le )ut the" do
not %are a)out the !ira%le. 'he" no( (ant another !ira%le. <nd there is a lesson in this. Cnless the 1ol" Spirit
shines li#ht on the heart of !an he (ill not )elie$e. 'here is not ar#u!ent stron# enou#h to !ae a person
repent (ithout the (or of 3od. 'here is no proof that is stron# enou#h D(ithout the (or of 3odE to !ae a
person )elie$e. @e!e!)er it is the 3ospel that is the po(er of 3od to sal$ation.
71 Our fathers ate the !anna in the (ilderness9 as it is (ritten, :1e #a$e the! )read out of hea$en to eat.;4
-t is lie the" are %hallen#in# Jesus. -t is lie the" are sa"in# that his !ira%le (as not as #reat as the !ira%le that
happened durin# the ti!e of .oses. 'he !anna that the" ate in the (ilderness %a!e do(n fro! hea$en. 'he
people are sa"in# that the !anna that fell fro! the s" is #reater than the !ira%le of Jesus.
>?. 16:4-5
'hen the Lord said to .oses, ,Behold, - (ill rain )read fro! hea$en for "ou9 and the people shall #o out and
#ather a da";s portion e$er" da", that - !a" test the!, (hether or not the" (ill (al in ." instru%tion. 5 On the
si?th da", (hen the" prepare (hat the" )rin# in, it (ill )e t(i%e as !u%h as the" #ather dail".4
14 6hen the la"er of de( FiGe$aporated, )ehold, on the FAGsurfa%e of the (ilderness there (as a fine flae-lie
thin#, fine as the frost on the #round. 15 6hen the sons of -srael sa( it, the" said to one another, ,FG6hat is
it&4 2or the" did not no( (hat it (as. <nd .oses said to the!, ,-t is the )read (hi%h the Lord has #i$en "ou
to eat. 16 'his is FlG(hat the Lord has %o!!anded, :3ather of it e$er" !an F!Gas !u%h as he should eat9 "ou
shall tae FnGan o!er apie%e a%%ordin# to the nu!)er of persons ea%h of "ou has in his tent.;4 1/ 'he sons of
-srael did so, and so!e #athered !u%h and so!e little. 15 6hen the" !easured it (ith an o!er, he (ho had
#athered !u%h had no e?%ess, and he (ho had #athered little had no la%9 e$er" !an #athered FoGas !u%h as he
should eat.
7+ Jesus then said to the!, ,'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, it is not .oses (ho has #i$en "ou the )read out of
hea$en, )ut it is ." 2ather (ho #i$es "ou the true )read out of hea$en.
'he first thin# that Jesus does is to %orre%t their theolo#". 'he people see! to )e Huotin# Bs. /5:+4 ,1e rained
do(n !anna upon the! to eat <nd #a$e the! food fro! hea$en.4
'he ,he4 !entioned is not .oses )ut the Lord. <nd se%ondl" Jesus )rin#s the! )a% a#ain to spiritual thin#s.
,." 2ather (ho #i$es "ou the true )read out of hea$en.4
Jesus tells the! the sour%e is the 2ather and %alls the! a#ain to stop thinin# a)out ph"si%al thin#s )ut eternal.
'hin#s. Jesus !entions the ,true )read4- not the !anna that (as ph"si%al )read that %ould onl" #i$e te!porar"
ph"si%al life )ut the )read that %an #i$e eternal, spiritual life.
77 2or the )read of 3od is that (hi%h %o!es do(n out of hea$en, and #i$es life to the (orld.4
'he !anna fell in the (ilderness and fed the nation durin# that ti!e )ut the true )read of 3od has %o!e do(n
and it (ill not )e li!ited to one ti!e- one pla%e - one people )ut (ill feed !an" fro! all o$er the (orld.
74 'hen the" said to 1i!, ,Lord, al(a"s #i$e us this )read.4
=o( that the %on$ersation has turned )a% to )read- the" are interested a#ain and desire this )read.
75 Jesus said to the!, ,- a! the )read of life9 he (ho %o!es to .e (ill not hun#er, and he (ho )elie$es in .e
(ill ne$er thirst.
,- a!4 - here is one of the fa!ous ,- a!4 state!ents in the )oo of John. @e!e!)er please to the stor" of
.oses and the )urnin# )ush. .oses ass 3od ,6ho shall - tell the! sent !e& <nd 3od ans(ers fro! the
)urnin# )ush ,- a! that - a!.4 6hen Jesus uses these ,- a!4 state!ents in the )oo of John 1e is tr"in# to stir
up the !e!or" of the Je(s to this stor". 'he" (ere talin# a)out .oses and !anna and Jesus taes their !inds
)a% to the )e#innin#- .oses, the )urnin# )ush and the ,- a!4 (ho sent .oses.
76 But - said to "ou that "ou ha$e seen .e, and "et do not )elie$e.
'he" ha$e seen Jesus- not onl" in 1is person )ut also in 1is a)ilities. 1e prefor!ed !ira%les in front of the!
that no one %ould do (ithout the po(er of 3od. But still the" do not )elie$e. Still their !ind is dull and their
heart is %old. Still the" do not repent and )elie$e. 6hat is the reason for their un)elief& 'he" ha$e )een #i$en
e$iden%e- the" ha$e seen Jesus and the !ira%les. Jesus #i$es the reason for their un)elief.
7/ <ll that the 2ather #i$es .e (ill %o!e to .e, and the one (ho %o!es to .e - (ill %ertainl" not %ast out.
,<ll that the 2ather #i$es to !en (ill %o!e to .e.4- 3od has not done a (or in their heart to )rin# the! to
)elief. Sal$ation is of the Lord and (ithout the (or of the 1ol" Spirit to )rin# people to spiritual life the" (ill
re!ain dead in their sins. 'he" ha$e not )een #i$en to Jesus )" 3od.
,the one (ho %o!es to .e - (ill %ertainl" not %ast out.4- <ll (ho %o!e (ill )e sa$ed and all (ho %o!e are
#i$en to Jesus )" the 2ather. <#ain - sa", sal$ation is of the Lord.
75 2or - ha$e %o!e do(n fro! hea$en, not to do ." o(n (ill, )ut the (ill of 1i! (ho sent .e. 79 'his is the
(ill of 1i! (ho sent .e, that of all that 1e has #i$en .e - lose nothin#, )ut raise it up on the last da". 40 2or
this is the (ill of ." 2ather, that e$er"one (ho )eholds the Son and )elie$es in 1i! (ill ha$e eternal life, and -
."self (ill raise hi! up on the last da".4
Jesus %a!e to sa$e those that the 2ather has %hosen for sal$ation. 'he (ill of 3od is that so!e of the 2allen
people (ill )e sa$ed. <ll ha$e sinned- there is none ri#hteous- in <da! all died- and 3od (ill sa$e so!e. Jesus
is the (a" that 3od (ill sa$e those (ho! 1e has %hosen to sa$e.
,of all that 1e has #i$en .e - lose nothin#, )ut raise it up on the last da".4-
6e ha$e the do%trine of ele%tion - <ll that the 2ather has #i$en
6e ha$e the do%trine of irresisti)le #ra%e - <ll that the 2ather has #i$en !e (ill %o!e to !e
6e ha$e the do%trine of perse$eran%e- ,of all that 1e has #i$en .e - lose nothin#,4
6e ha$e the do%trine of #lorifi%ation- ,)ut raise it up on the last da".4
<nd these are all %onne%ted and %annot )e separated.
40 2or this is the (ill of ." 2ather, that e$er"one (ho )eholds the Son and )elie$es in 1i! (ill ha$e eternal
life, and - ."self (ill raise hi! up on the last da".4
Seein# Jesus is not enou#h- the" !ust also )elie$e. 'he" ha$e seen 1i!- seen the !ira%les )ut the" do not
)elie$e.
41 'herefore the Je(s (ere #ru!)lin# a)out 1i!, )e%ause 1e said, ,- a! the )read that %a!e do(n out of
hea$en.4 4+ 'he" (ere sa"in#, ,-s not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, (hose father and !other (e no(& 1o(
does 1e no( sa", :- ha$e %o!e do(n out of hea$en;&4
=oti%e please a#ain the %onfusion )et(een thin#s (hi%h are ph"si%al and thin#s (hi%h are spiritual. 'he" see
the ph"si%al !an )orn of .ar". 'he" see Jesus the !an )ut the" are i#norin# 1is (ords and 1is a%ts. 'he" are
i#norin# the O' S%riptures that spoe of the .essiah that (ould %o!e.
47 Jesus ans(ered and said to the!, ,0o not #ru!)le a!on# "oursel$es. 44 =o one %an %o!e to .e unless the
2ather (ho sent .e dra(s hi!9 and - (ill raise hi! up on the last da".
<#ain the sa!e do%trine is repeated. =oti%e a#ain the %onne%tion: ,=o one %an %o!e to .e unless the 2ather
(ho sent .e dra(s hi!9 and - (ill raise hi! up on the last da".4
<ll (ho are dra(n (ill )e raised up. <ll (ho are dra(n (ill %o!e. <ll (ho %o!e (ill )e sa$ed. <ll (ho are
sa$ed (ill )e resurre%ted.
45 -t is (ritten in the prophets, :<nd the" shall all )e tau#ht of 3od.; >$er"one (ho has heard and learned fro!
the 2ather, %o!es to .e.
6ho %o!es to Jesus& ,>$er"one (ho has heard and learned fro! the 2ather4- <#ain - sa" that sal$ation is of
the Lord and of the Lord;s (or alone.
46 =ot that an"one has seen the 2ather, e?%ept the One (ho is fro! 3od9 1e has seen the 2ather.
6ho is Jesus speain# of& 1e is speain# of 1i!self.
John 1:15 ,=o one has seen 3od at an" ti!e9 the onl" )e#otten 3od (ho is in the )oso! of the 2ather, 1e has
e?plained 1i!.4
Onl" the Son has seen the 2ather.
4/ 'rul", trul", - sa" to "ou, he (ho )elie$es has eternal life.
'he ne%essar" %ondition- or to sa" it another (a"- the onl" (a" one %an )e sa$ed is )" faith. 8ou !ust )elie$e&
6hat !ust "ou )elie$e&
45 - a! the )read of life.
8ou !ust )elie$e that Jesus is the Son of 3od- the One sent fro! the 2ather- the one (ho has %o!e to e?plain
the 2ather. 'he One (ho is a)le to #i$e spiritual life- the one sent fro! hea$en to #i$e eternal life to all (ho
(ill )elie$e.
49 8our fathers ate the !anna in the (ilderness, and the" died.
'he )read that fell fro! hea$en (as reall" a #reat !ira%le. Bu it (as onl" te!porar". -t fed the! (hile the"
(ere ali$e )ut it (as #i$en onl" for their ph"si%al )od". 'he" ate the !anna and the" died.
50 'his is the )read (hi%h %o!es do(n out of hea$en, so that one !a" eat of it and not die.
<nd this is the differen%e. 'hose (ho %o!e to Christ (ill ne$er die. 'his is no ph"si%al )read that %an fill the
)ell" for a fe( hours and then "ou (ill )e hun#r" a#ain. 'his is )read that #i$es eternal life. 'hose (ho eat of
this )read (ill ne$er die.
51 - a! the li$in# )read that %a!e do(n out of hea$en9 if an"one eats of this )read, he (ill li$e fore$er9 and the
)read also (hi%h - (ill #i$e for the life of the (orld is ." flesh.4
1ere is the !"ster" re$ealed. 1ere is the truth spoen plainl". 'he stor" of the !anna that fell in the (ilderness
to feed the nation of -srael (ho had %o!e out of the )onda#e in >#"pt and (ere (aitin# to %o!e into the
pro!ise land is a true stor". -t is real histor". -t happened. But in that stor" 3od (as prea%hin# the 3ospel. -n
the !anna that fell is a pi%ture of Jesus. 3od sent !anna D)readE fro! hea$en so that the people (ould li$e and
not die. One da" 3od (ill send 1is Son fro! hea$en so that the dead people (ill ha$e eternal life. -t (as a
pi%ture of the 3ospel. 'he !anna fallin# in the (ilderness to feed the nation (as a pi%ture to prepare the nation
for their .essiah (ho (ould %o!e to redee! the! fro! sin. 'he !anna (as onl" for the nation at that ti!e.
'he Son sent fro! hea$en is the )read that (ill #i$e life to the (orld.
John 7:16 ,2or 3od so lo$ed the (orld that 1e #a$e 1is onl" )e#otten Son that (hoe$er should )elie$e on 1i!
should not perish )ut ha$e eternal life.4
-s this not e?a%tl" (hat Jesus is sa"in# in this passa#e& - a! the )read of life that has %o!e do(n fro! hea$en
and (hoe$er eats of .e (ill li$e fore$er& - a! not %o!e to a ph"si%al nation- an ethni% people- )ut - a! #i$en
for the (orld so that !en, (o!en and %hildren fro! e$er" tri)e and ton#ue (ill )e sa$ed.
,the )read also (hi%h - (ill #i$e for the life of the (orld is ." flesh.4- Oh #reat !"ster" re$ealI 'he $eil is
torn. 'he %urtain is taen a(a" so that no( (e %an see plainl" the !essa#e of 3od in the !anna that fell fro!
the s".
'he )od" of Jesus- 1is flesh that died on the %ross- (as #i$en so that the (orld !i#ht )e sa$ed. 1e is the )read
of life- %o!e do(n fro! hea$en- sent )" the 2ather to sa%rifi%e 1is )od" so that those (ho eat of 1i!- those
(ho )elie$e in 1i!- those (ho ha$e faith in 1i!- (ill li$e fore$er.
'his )read is Aust )read. Just as the !anna that fell in the (ilderness (as Aust )read. But the !anna that fell
s"!)oliJed the Son of 3od (ho (ould %o!e fro! hea$en and #i$e 1i!self for those (ho (ill )elie$e so that
the" !i#ht )e sa$ed. 'he !anna looed for(ard to a .essiah (ho (ould %o!e. 'he Lord;s Supper loos )a%
to the Son of 3od (ho %a!e to sa$e us.
6hen (e tae the Lord;s supper (e re!e!)er the flesh #i$en for us.
1 Cor. 11:+7 ,... that the Lord Jesus in the ni#ht in (hi%h 1e (as )etra"ed too )read9 +4 and (hen 1e had
#i$en thans, 1e )roe it and said, ,'his is ." )od", (hi%h is for "ou9 do this in re!e!)ran%e of .e.4
'he )reain# of the )read at the first Lord;s Supper (as s"!)oli% of the )od" of flesh that (ould )e )roen on
the %ross. 1e died to sa$e us. 1e is the )read of life %o!e do(n fro! hea$e for the (orld. <nd (hen (e
o)ser$e the Lord;s Supper (e are re!e!)erin# the flesh that (as #i$en for us.
Jesus is our )read of life.
,'his is ." )od", (hi%h is for "ou9 do this in re!e!)ran%e of .e.4