Forward Day by Day, John 6:49 51, Manna in the Wilderness, Living Bread, Bread of Life

Meeting Our Daily Nutritional Requirements

John 6:49, 51a. “Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died…. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever.” Manna and living bread are both necessary, because they feed two different aspects of our lives, together offering a full range of necessary spiritually nutritional requirements. To live on manna only is to … Continue reading Meeting Our Daily Nutritional Requirements

Holy Bread for Holy Hunger – A Sermon on John 6:35, 41-51; Proper 14B

The collect and reading for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 14B, may be found here. The following sermon is based on John 6:35, 41-51. It was supposed to be another feeding, or so they thought. That’s why everyone showed up in today’s gospel. Instead of more bread they got Jesus and conflict. The two often go together. It seems that when we run into … Continue reading Holy Bread for Holy Hunger – A Sermon on John 6:35, 41-51; Proper 14B