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Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:67

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Undoubtedly there were more disciples than the Twelve who kept faith with Jesus even after others chose to walk away, but the Twelve were His closest ...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:60

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Many of those who followed Jesus were unable to grasp His meaning, either because they could not get past the culturally shocking metaphors of eating ...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:48

Created on Oct 11, 2014

This passage led to early critics of Christianity (and some even today) charging that Christians were (are) cannibals. But a moment's consideration s...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:43

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Jesus' citation from the scroll of the Prophets comes from Isaiah 54:13 and is from a larger passage describing the blessed state of Israel following ...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:41

Created on Oct 11, 2014

The Jews understood Jesus to be making a claim to be God-sent, but they could not reconcile this with His seeming ordinariness. While most of them di...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:34

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Compare Matthew 5:6 and associated notes. Jesus' audience apparently still took Jesus to be referring to literal bread; His response made it plain th...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:32

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Jesus' argument here is twofold. First, it was not Moses who had given the Israelites manna, but God Himself, as the Jews should have known from thei...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:30

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Given that many of those gathered at Capernaum had been witnesses to the miracle that Jesus had just done in feeding the five thousand, the audacity o...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:28

Created on Oct 11, 2014

No more straightforward answer could have been given to His audience's question. If any human being is to do works that are pleasing to God, the prer...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 6:22

Created on Oct 11, 2014

Although the crowds sought Jesus, they did so for the wrong reasons and with wrong motives. While they acknowledged His miraculous power as having co...  Read more