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John 6- Bread of Life

Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled. Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? John 6:26-28

I think it’s very fitting that Jesus reveals that He is the “Bread of Life” right after he broke the bread and fed the 5,000. Jesus is about to give his disciples a further revelation into who He is. “Don’t labor for the food that perishes, but labor for the food that provides everlasting life”

What does Jesus mean by this? We’ll what do you spend most of your time laboring over? Maybe you work a job or stay busy volunteering ect, this is all good but it’s all temporary. Don’t forget to labor for the Kingdom of God which is eternal. Don’t waste all your time on temporary things, keep your eyes fixed on Jesus

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent. They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. John 6:29-32

First the disciples ask “Ok what kind of work should we be doing”?  Jesus responds He is the work, believe in Christ, because the works have been completed at the cross. Next the disciples want a sign that Jesus is truly the Messiah

Jesus responds that He is the sign, Jesus is the miracle you’re looking for. God provided Moses and the Israelites the Manna from Heaven, the Manna from Heaven has become flesh in Jesus Christ. Jesus is The Bread of Life, the One sent by our Father to bring salvation to the world

For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread. And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. John 6:33-35

The disciples said to Jesus , give us this bread from Heaven! They still didn’t understand that Jesus is the Bread from Heaven. So Jesus made it clear he said “ I AM The Bread of Life” Notice Jesus uses another I AM statement , referencing the Great I AM revealed to Moses

Believe in Christ and never hunger or thirst again! What? Jesus isnt’ talking about physical food, he’s talking about your soul. He’s talking about bringing you back from spiritual death , to live forevermore Amen!