Encountering Jesus in the New Testament (Third Edition)

Chapter 8: John 6: the Bread of Life discourse


Film Focus: Fr. Ed Broom, OMV discusses the Bread of Life discourse in John 6. He speaks beautifully about how this discourse points to the Institution of the Eucharist and the life the Eucharist gives to the Church.


Text Focus: Pages 412-419


Discussion Questions:


1.   What are the three basic parts of John 6? Find and read these stories in your Bible before answering.

2.   What is the importance of the miracles in John 6?

3.   How is the Bread of Life discourse connected to the Eucharist?

4.   How do you understand the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist?

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