April 18, 2018

John 6:35-40

Jesus is the bread of life. The food and drink analogy in John’s gospel shows that he is the only one necessary to gain eternal life. It is God’s will that everyone believe. The crowd’s initial misunderstanding, in reality unbelief, is proof that just because they see the truth does not mean they believe. They see what they want to see, not what is real.

Lord, I can understand what it is to see only what I want to see. Believing can be hard and scary because of what it demanded of you and what it will demand of me. I pray for clarity and courage.

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