I Am the Bread of Life

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

I Am the Bread of Life 

  • Sovereign Grace Underpinnings
  • The Grumbling Trap
  • Come and Believe  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 6:35-51. Jesus’ statement, “I am the bread of life,” is one of his best known and loved from the gospels. What have you learned about this statement? What do you love about it?
  2. Consider verses 37 & 44. What is Jesus explaining in these verses? The word “grace” is not used in this context, but explain how these verses teach grace.
  3. Why do the Jews grumble in verse 41? How are they blind to grace? How are you blind to grace?
  4. What is the invitation of this passage? Why is it so simple?
  5. How can we reconcile God’s sovereignty (emphasized in v. 37 & 44) with human responsibility to believe? What comforts does God’s sovereign grace give to you? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 6:35 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.” (ESV)