Talks for Growing Christians
The Bread of Life Discourse
Lesson Number 28
- God draws a person to Christ on the basis of His sovereignty.
- God draws a person to Christ by means of Scripture.
- God draws a person to Christ for the purpose of salvation.
- Have you partaken of the bread of life?
- The bread of life discourse was given in association with what event?
- Why did the Jews murmur?
- How did the Jews dispute Jesus’ claim to be God?
- God draws a person to Christ in three ways. What are they?
- How does God use Scripture in saving people?
- Does John 6:51 mean the Lord’s Supper?
- The feeding of the 5,000
- Because Jesus said that He had come down from heaven.
- By saying, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know?” They knew Jesus was claiming deity, so they were making Him out to be just a man with earthly parents.
- God draws a person to Christ a) on the basis of His sovereignty, b) by the means of Scripture, and c) for the purpose of salvation.
- See John 6:45, Isaiah 54:13, Romans 10:17, and 2 Timothy 3:15-16.
- No. Jesus is talking about salvation. To eat the bread of life means to receive Christ as Savior.
- How do you reconcile God’s sovereignty and man’s free choice concerning salvation?
- How many sign miracles are in the gospel of John? Can you name them and locate those studied thus far?
- Locate and memorize the “I am” statements in the gospel of John.
- “I am the bread of life. I am the bread which came down from heaven. I am the living bread...if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world.” John 6:41, 48, 51
- “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life.” John 6:47