Easter Week 3: Thursday, 9th May 2019

Daily Word Of God

John 6:44-51

Jesus said to the crowd: ‘No one can come to me unless drawn by the Father who sent me, and I will raise that person up on the last day. It is written in the prophets: They will all be taught by God; everyone who has listened to the Father, and learnt from him, comes to me. Not that anybody has seen the Father, except him who has his being from God: he has seen the Father.

‘In all truth I tell you, everyone who believes has eternal life. I am the bread of life. Your fathers ate manna in the desert and they are dead; but this is the bread which comes down from heaven, so that a person may eat it and not die. I am the living bread which has come down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is my flesh, for the life of the world.’

Today's Pointers on God's Word

As you read the passage what words, phases or meanings caught your attention?

  • In today’s Gospel, Jesus reminded His listeners that God draws people to Him and the Father teaches through Jesus. How privileged are we indeed that God should have such an intense and personal interest and love for us.


  • Jesus teaches us that He is also the Living Bread which sustains us while we are on our earth’s journey towards eternal life.


  • With grateful hearts, let us thank God for showing His personal love for us regardless of our how much we love Him. Let us be more fully resolved in our efforts to love and obey Him more dearly.