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What is the bread of life discourse Catholic?

What is the bread of life discourse Catholic?

The “Bread of Life Discourse” is used widely to justify belief in transubstantiation, that is, the Catholic belief that the eucharistic elements of bread and wine are mystically transformed into the body and blood of Jesus at the moment of consecration during the mass.

What is Jesus claiming in the Bread of Life discourse?

Biblical account For the bread of God is that which 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 will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”

What were the Jews quarreling about in verse 52?

52The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us [his] flesh to eat?” 53Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.

What is the meaning of the John 6 24 35?

The gospel in John 6:24-35 teaches us to do things that are worth staying in heaven. It means to let our soul eat the bread of life. The bread of life is our food for eternal salvation. The bread that we take every day is only to fill our stomach, but the bread which is Jesus is the food for our soul.

What was Jesus teaching about himself as the living bread?

Jesus says, “I am the bread of life.” He is saying that ultimately, he can satisfy our deepest needs and longings. He can make us feel “full” and overflowing with blessing.

What does bread represent biblically?

Bread is also a gift from God: when Moses fed his people in the desert with food which fell from heaven, and during the last supper, when bread became the body of Christ. When Jesus multiplied the bread to feed the crowd, bread became a sign of sharing. It also symbolised the Word of God which nourished the crowds.

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