John 6.35-40 – April 17, 2020

John 6:35–40

Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. 36 But as I told you, you have seen me and still you do not believe. 37 All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. 38 For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. 39 And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all those he has given me, but raise them up at the last day. 40 For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.” (John 6:35–40, NIV)

What is it that you value or long for? What drives your ambition or is your motivation to live the way you do? What is the bread that you seek to fill the emptiness you have?

Thought Questions:

What does Jesus say is the key to receiving the bread of life he offers?

Why is belief in Jesus more difficult at times than relying on our own strength or power to accomplish our life’s goals/desires?

In what ways do you focus and increase your belief in Jesus as you seek to have eternal life?

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