The Words and Food of Eternal Life

15 August 2021
Scripture: John 6:51-69
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Today we consider why we follow Jesus. In the Gospel, we see many people stop following Jesus because His words offend them. When Jesus asks the disciples if they want to stop following Him as well, Peter answers, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” Not only does Jesus have the words of eternal life, but He also gives us the food of eternal lifeHis body and blood. As we gather for worship, we gather around God’s Word and God’s Meal—the Lord’s Supper.