But it’s not just everything in heaven and on earth. Once we do, it is evidence that we are his. He was once the captain of a slave ship who profited on selling human beings—a man who needed grace, and needed God to come down. 22)He is the one in whom the one who eats his flesh and drinks his blood dwells (v.56). What creativity is this? Imagine for a second that this room is a library, and that from the floor to the ceiling of this room are books upon books upon books. But they weren’t just to eat the lamb—they were to consume all of the lamb. what dost thou work? 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. Not that any man hath seen the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father” (v.44-46). There are few things that I have an overly strong irritation toward in life. Physical bread can sustain human life for long periods of time. 4) Jesus says, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. Know life forever. As they consumed this provision that had been made for them, it was an act of faith that there had been a sacrifice made for them to atone for their sins, pointing forward to Christ Jesus to come—that they had a God who was their deliverer. 1. So, in the New Testament, Jesus also makes these ‘I AM’ claims. They are chock full of wonderful, Christ-giving truth, love, and passion. It’s the one thing that is necessary. 5) Jesus accused them of following only to satisfy their empty bellies. Jesus makes it very clear that he’s not talking about physically eating, but consuming him with our souls. For example, when the Passover was celebrated by the Jews each year, it was a ritual of faith. He will lose none. 2) Notice that this is not just a once in a lifetime thing. “I don’t know if I’m elected.” Well, I can tell you a sure way to know if you are elected or not: do you believe? I cook at my house. You are full, never to have these hunger pangs again. 2) Even in ancient times they made bread and bread has been found fossilized in many archeological dig. Puts us in the care of the Father (v.32, 37-39, 44-46). This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. I want to give you four reasons why we must believe on, or have faith in, Christ Jesus—this glorious bread of life. Puts us in fellowship with the Son (v.56). We don’t want the gift.”. . Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. 1) Every country in the world has some form of bread. 4. Read: John 6:35 “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.”. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. They’re hungry again. John 6:24 tells us, that they were “seeking Jesus”. For your glory and for your praise, we pray in Christ’s name. Labor for the meat which never perishes (v.27). I confess that when I look at them, drool begins to go down onto my chin and cheeks. I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst. A servant of slaves in Africa was by the rich mercy of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, preserved, restored, pardoned.” He knew who he had been, and he knew who he would now be forever: preserved, restored, and pardoned because his Lord and Savior was Jesus Christ. There was bread left over at the feeding of the four thousand. 5) This bread is contrasted with manna of which those who ate, died (v.49). We believe in this God who delivers us, and we do the same thing when we come to the Lord’s table. This is true.” “Truly, truly, I saw to you, whoever believes has eternal life.” He is freely offered to all of us. from heaven, or of men?” (Matthew 21:25). If they don’t eat fast enough, they may not get that next piece of pizza before the next guy, and they may not be full. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty. I’ll be preaching a number of times over the summer. 3) These statements are significant because they give us an understanding of the relationship we need to have with Jesus. There are all kinds of things that our adversary will tantalize us with and tempt us to seek after instead of Christ. You must listen to this. It isn’t enough for them to just believe in Jesus. 2. I am the living bread … For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.’ They said to him, ‘Sir, give us this bread always.’ Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. But notice this does not stop Christ from issuing the call to all. Jesus was telling them that he came to give his life so that they could have everlasting life -- if … – John 6:35. This conversation leads these Jews to bring up the bread that God supplied from Heaven to the Israelites in the wilderness. 3) The Greek verb indicates that we must keep on eating and drinking! We pray that you would open our eyes to see it, our ears to hear it, and (most importantly) our hearts to receive it. And my skin crawls. The old English proverb that “bread is the staff of life” is never truer than when it is used to refer to Jesus. I am obsessed. When Jesus told His followers that He was the bread of life, He was giving them a solution—not just for their physical hunger but also … In fact, people are searching for life and meaning in life. He wanted something that would last forever. 47 I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life. They wanted to know what work they could do, or what work Christ could show them. . When Jesus told the hungry crowds that he was the Bread of Life, he was teaching his followers that He alone was their true source of spiritual life, both in this present world and in the everlasting life to come. c. Even the manna did not come from Moses, but from God the Father. John 6 begins with Jesus feeding the five thousand. They’d seen the Lord divide the Red Sea. How powerful he must be that he could create a myriad army of angels? 2) It is that which gives eternal life (v.27, 33, 35, 48, 50, 51). They were to sit down to eat a lamb that had been sacrificed and was sitting on their table. “Doesn’t he say that the Father must give these people to him?” Yes, he does. 10)He is the one who does the will of the Father (v.38). Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.” (v.30, 31). The people said, “What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? Every culture around the world has some form of bread. It is freely offered. The crowd wants more bread, and not only is Jesus not going to give them what they ask for, He turns it into a teaching situation. For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. 9) He promises to quell our hunger and quench our thirst (v.35). In this context, the bread is Jesus himself. Human responsibility is not negated by election. 3) Jesus asked the Jews concerning John the baptizer, ” The baptism of John, whence was it? They say, “God provided this manna. Intro The Scripture verse I am going to use today is where Jesus proclaims I am the bread of life... 35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. 32Then 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 ...read more He is the one necessary thing. They go over in a boat, and then he chooses to do what only he could choose to do: to walk across the sea in the middle of the night. I was with one of you this week, talking about this very thing. They’d seen Pharaoh’s army drown underneath the waters of the sea. You throw that pizza box on the table, or you put that plate of wings out there, and it’s game on. He takes a few loaves of bread and fish, and he multiplies them (in a miracle) to feed five thousand people. Live stream at 10:00 a.m. here We find you to be more delectable than all the things in this world. We break the bread and pour the cup, and then we eat the bread and drink the cup in faith. You love coming because you love the songs and the people. Rather, they are excited about the bread that he gave them, and are foolishly seeking more things like that—things that are perishable. John 8:28-29, c) It is the Father’s will that the saved be given to Jesus and that they be raised up in the last day. The Bread of Life sermon is believed … 7) It is within this context that this statement is made. Do you know that the moment that you feast upon him, you have life abundant?! 2 Peter 1:3-4 “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”, b. The Significance of the Bread of Life. They didn’t want to believe. Intro- Jagger saying when he was about 3, that he really just wanted to go to Texas Roadhouse because “bread is life.” In John chapter 6, Jesus makes His first of seven “I am” statements. They want more proof before they do so. Sign up to receive our weekly e-newsletter, featuring important URC announcements and events. 1) Jesus refers to the same thing as “meat” in verse 27. b. INTRODUCTION: [Beginning of this sermon on I am the bread of life], 1. For example, I don’t mind if there is hair on someone’s head, but I can’t stand loose hair laying around. We get so caught up in speculation about the doctrine of election. What’s the answer in times like that? He always did those things that please the Father. e) That this teaching includes the fact of Jesus death, burial, and resurrection. https://urchurch.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/01102248/05.29.2016.am_1.mp3. 23"Other boats from Tiberias came near the place where they had eaten the bread after the Lord had given thanks." You can’t earn a gift. He’s pointing to himself and saying, “I am the bread you must eat. John 6:35 says, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” Bread is considered a staple food—i.e., a basic dietary item. They would go out and collect it, and eat what they could, but eventually it would be filled with worms, and mold and decay. The next day, the crowd of five thousand people, who had just been fed the previous day and had gone to bed that night with full bellies, wake to find that the disciples and Jesus are gone. “Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. God so loves us that he came down from Heaven so that we might feast upon him and live forever. I love learning and knowledge. He is the very food our souls crave. Jesus, on the other hand, is bread that gives everlasting life. Paul says that mankind is without excuse in this regard, (Romans 1:20). You’d have all the knowledge and truth contained in those pages—and yet, it pales in comparison to, and would not rival, the single most important piece of knowledge that any man can know: who Jesus claims to be and who he is. But if you eat this bread, it’s eternal. 1 John 4:9 “In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.”, CONCLUSION: [ ending of this I am the bread of life sermon ]. February 27, 2016 Comments Off on I Am the Bread of Life – John 26 – 40 – Sermon Notes read Studies/Sermons Jesus’ discourse can seemingly be split up into two audiences: the general crowd that followed him (6:26-40), and some select religious Jews who were either a segment of the crowd or joined later (6:41-58), in other words, casual hearers and the more dedicated religious crowd. Frankly, you find more delight in the music than you do in Christ. First is the self-designation: “I am the bread of life.” This morning, I want to look at who Jesus claims to be; the barrier to our responding rightly to this claim; and finally, four reasons why we must believe that Jesus is who he claims to be in this passage. John 6:35. During the time that we are in need, help comes from heaven above and is not from our own. Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life. How good it was to have full bellies when you went to bed last night, but you should labor for the food that sustains you forever.” He gave them a little nourishment and sustenance, but it was temporal. There has to be more that is invisible than is visible. You can do this with any Scripture. .”, 7) Philippians 1:20 “…that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.”, 8) Gal. 5) He is the TRUE bread from heaven (v.32). 6:14 “But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.”, Finally, in this i am the bread of life sermon…, 1) He is the reason for living. You can’t get this kind of bread anywhere else. It encourages you. It’s not yours and my domain to try and search out the hidden things of God. He created all things in heaven and on earth. 14)He is the one who grants eternal life to those who believe on him (v.40, 47). even because ye cannot hear my word.”, c. The Great invitation that Jesus offers is for us to learn more about him. We live by him when we do all things according to his authority. Have they considered even one of these “I am” statements? His flesh — His life — given for the sins of the world is the staff that upholds us, and only those who trust in Him alone can find eternal salvation. Who wouldn’t want to eat this bread? Even in ancient times bread was a staple. As the good and loving pastor he is, not wanting them to die in their folly, he says (verse 27), “Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you.” “What you seek is too small,” Jesus is saying. 3. 1 Corinthians 15:22 “For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.”, b. 1) Jesus says, “This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent” (v.29). It’s not only his followers attributing things to him. Let’s pray. 4) Jesus said, “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Matthew 6:19-21). I remember when I was 19, working in Marks and Spencers in Inverness and they had just introduced the small bakery next to the Bread section, I … 4) Jesus said that we must follow Him. 1) Jesus corrects the people’s thoughts regarding from where the bread came. I’ve told you this before, but when I went to college, I was an atheist. “It disappears. All those who believe are elected. One of the others is the game of Tag. 6. 10)There is only ONE Master, Lord, Savior, and God and He is Jesus the Christ, the Messiah, the Anointed One. (Matthew 6:33), 1) Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled”, 2) Psalm 107:9 “For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.”, 3) John 4:13-14 “Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.”. Look at world religions. b. Jesus said, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven” (V.32). He says, “Believe in me.” It does not stop him from promising, “Whoever comes to me shall not hunger.” No, Christ is willing to receive and save all. What is that food that endures? He who comes to me will never go hungry. They wanted more. I am the Bread of Life John 6:22-40 VERSES 22-23: "On the next day the crowd that remained on the other side of the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with his disciples, but that his disciples had gone away alone. 1) This is an exclusive claim. Not the physical eating of flesh and Blood. If you believe, you are elected. Until we have it, we are dead and hungry, and we always will be. That leads to the third point: he’s offered freely to all of us before we must believe. Have you ever watched young teenage boys sit down at a table to eat? It’s not seeking Christ. Some of you have believed on Christ, and yet are going through what we all go through at times: a time of dryness. For goodness’ sake, there wouldn’t be pizza without bread! They wanted to offer something. But Jesus is concerned that they seek that that is eternal. Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me. But where is the good news in that? I Am The Bread of Life INTRO INTO THE I AM’S INTRO INTO THE I AM’S While last week we looked at Father God telling us ‘I AM’, I also pointed out how all of the Word hinges on Christ, and it’s all about Jesus. Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.”. Lewis famously said that Jesus must either be Lord, lunatic, or liar, because this is a bold assertion. I hate it with a passion. I am that bread of life.” (v.47, 48). Show us something else.”. The same apostle (John) sees a vision of the saints gathered in Heaven, and he says this: Can you see it? Note the significance, the source, the supping, and the supply of the bread of life. The Father and the Son have willed to save us. 17)He provides the bread of which those who eat will not die (v.50, 51). I am the Bread of Life The Gospel of John Sunday - AM Lehigh Valley FPC. He says in verse 29: “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” Verse 35: “Whoever comes to me shall not hunger and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” We eat him by believing on him. What you and I need is singular. You have to keep your fingers back for fear of them being eaten. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever." Colossians 3:17. You feed upon him until you are nourished. 1) 1 John 1:3 “That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.”, 2) John 14:21 “He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.”, a. 3) He says that this bread is his flesh (v.51). All Rights Reserved. 2) These statements are known as the “I Am” statements. 6) Is this bread referring to the Lord’s supper? 1) This is a first in a series of lessons on what Jesus said about himself in the book of John. Often, when I come home in the evening, the greeting I get when I come in the door is, “Daddy, what are we going to have for dinner?” I think, “Didn’t you already get fed twice today?” It seems like they need to be fed every three hours, especially the boys. And so, Jesus has my attention when He says, “I am the bread of life.” In essence Jesus says to us, “Just as bread sustains your physical life, I am what sustains, satisfies, and secures your spiritual and your eternal life. RSVP to attend in-person here, © 1966-2021 University Reformed Church. Or imagine a room ten times or a hundred times the size of this one. We see this in Revelation 7. All anxiety about the future should disappear. Introduction . These are self-disclosures of Jesus. You just want to suck all the goodness out of it. Christ isn’t talking about us grinding him with our teeth and chewing upon him. That manna in the wilderness was temporal. Bread is the most basic of human needs. He came into the world not to give bread, but to be bread. The psalmist says in Psalm 34: “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Define what these terms refer to, The refer to coming to and believing on Jesus. ... Text-Featuring a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion. 4) They followed him and came to the other side. All those who come to Christ in faith are willed by the sovereign God of the universe to be saved. 4) Jesus says, “I am the bread” (v.35, 48, 51). 1) Here we find a lesson in the contrast between the material and the spiritual. It’s a sign of our faith in and belief on him. 1) This is the way that God teaches today. The problem is that if I don’t feed them, they die. 6) He then refocused the conversation upon more spiritual matters. You just keep turning it around and around until you are stirred. Philippians 1:21 “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”, 2) He gives us the things that we need to live if we seek him first. “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. TITLE: “I Am The Bread of Life”. God is the Jehovah Jireh, the great provider. 48 I am the bread of life. Thanks be to God. 2) Eating of the bread is learning about Jesus. 24)He is the one of whom those who partake of him will live by him (v.57). 2) 1 Tim. I just started reading the letters of John Newton, the famous writer of Amazing Grace, and pastor in the eighteenth century. It’s a gift. These saints “have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” Think on that for a little bit. The Israelites coming out of Egypt had seen the ten plagues. “I am the bread of life!” He’s saying that as our bodies need food, so our souls need him. Therefore, those who Christ has saved are never in jeopardy. 6) Of those that believe on Him he says, “I will raise him up at the last day” (v.44). We praise you, Lord Jesus, that you came to this world from heaven that we might have life. Let’s pray. You begin to read about the person of Christ, but you don’t just read. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.”. I remember playing this game in grade school, and there was that wonderful thing called base. Now imagine a room three times this size, with piles of books—books upon books upon books. There is no longer the obsession or fear. This multitude, dressed in white, gathered before his throne, singing praise to him for the salvation he has given. 6) Peter said in Acts 4:12 “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”. How foolish it is for people to say that Jesus made no grand claims about himself. A person can survive a long time on only bread and water. It’s not our charge to try to figure out if we are elected or not. You begin to turn around in your mind that he created all things in heaven. Carson said, “This does not mean that there is no need for continued dependence upon him, or continued feeding on him. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. 46 No one has seen the Father except the one who is from God; only he has seen the Father. “I can’t come unless I’m elected, and I don’t know if I’m elected.” True. It was at that point that Jesus told a record-breaking crowd: "I am the bread of life. You meditate upon it. This message by Jesus is one of this great I Am sayings in the gospel… “I am the good shepherd” (John 10). His blood is sufficient to cover all of our sin. Background 1. 11)He is the one who will raise up those who believe on him in the last day (v.39, 40). b. Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study Jesus statement, “I am the bread of life.” We will look at 1) The significance of the bread, 2) the source of the bread, 3) the supping of the bread, and 4) the supply of the bread. 2) At the end of this feeding, they wanted to take Jesus by force and make him king. Rather, he is telling us that we must digest him by faith. Introduction . We know what we have tasted, and everything else is dull in comparison once we have tasted him. In Verse 35 He states, “I am the bread of life.” However, in order for us to truly understand what Jesus meant by… That sounds awfully good, but when they find him, Jesus’ response is not what we would expect. “Believe!” All of those who believe have life. 6) In order to learn we must know of the teaching. “I am the door” (John 10). He first sets out an invitation. It was a pretty easy gig when it was just Leah and I, but now I have two other mouths to feed. 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The collection of illustrations below is all about God as the provider, the Bread of Life. 5. d. They make reference to Psalm 78:24 which says, “Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven, And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the (food ASV) bread (SEP) of heaven.”. 3) Jesus said that he was the Son of God. You know his love, but you don’t feel caught up in it. Whoever feeds on him can live forever. There is food you can eat that surpasses even the manna that fell from the sky.”. Martin Hedman I Am the Bread of Life He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.” B. Many, because there is a barrier that prevents us from doing this very thing. That means that he created every one the galaxies that are out there—up to the galaxies that we can’t even see that are filled with tens of thousands of stars. So, when she’s feeling a little ornery, she’ll come by and give me a little harder than a love pat. We must hear AND learn. Amen. I Am the Bread of Life Ronnie Floyd John 6:41-51 INTRODUCTION: People will do anything to be satisfied in life. a. I Am the Bread of Life 1: 4/7/2013 (SUN) | Bible: John 6:35. That leads to our final point. John chapter 6 tells us they grumbled, they mumbled, they argued, they whined, and ultimately they left --- … But I want to draw your attention to the sixth chapter of John, and particularly verses 32 to 59 where our Lord gives this great sermon on, I Am the Bread of Life. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!” Come and eat of this bread of life! He created everything, visible and invisible. We live by him when we recognize that he holds the answers to all life’s problems. e. Jesus says that this is the true bread–the teaching of the Father and that He (Jesus) was the one through whom this teaching came, exclusively. 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