Sunday Morning - August 11, 1996
Text: John 6:48-58 "I am that [THE] bread of [THAT, THE] life.
49. Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
50. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die.
51. I am the living [THE] bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever [AGE]: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
52. The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
John 6:53-58 "Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.
54. Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
55. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
56. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
57. As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
58. This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever."
Mark 4:34 "But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples."
Leviticus 17:14 "For it is the life of all flesh; the blood
of it is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto the children of
Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life
of all flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be
YOUR FATHERS ARE DEAD
John 6:49. "Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
John 6:58 "This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever."
1 Corinthians 10:9-11 "Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. 10. Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. 11. Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come."
Numbers 21:4-6 "And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way. 5. And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. 6. And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died."
EAT MY FLESH/DRINK MY BLOOD
John 6:54 "Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
John 6:40 "And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day."
John 6:44 "No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day."
John 6:54 "Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day."
BREAD AND CUP - FIGURATIVE
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 "For I have
received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus
the same night in which he was betrayed took bread: 24. And when
he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body,
which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. 25. After the same
manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the
new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in
remembrance of me. 26. For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this
cup, ye do show the Lord's death till he come."
WHEN THEY HEARD THIS
John 6:60-61 "Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it? 61. When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend you?"
Matthew 13:21 "Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended."
John 6:66 "From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him."
Luke 9:62 "And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God."
Hebrews 10:38 "Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him."
WILL YE ALSO GO AWAY
John 6:67-70 "Then said Jesus unto
the twelve, Will ye also go away? 68. Then Simon Peter answered him,
Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. 69.
And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living
God. 70. Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and
one of you is a devil?"