The Complete Sayings of Jesus, by Arthur Hinds, , at sacred-texts.com
A.D. 29. Age 32. Capernaum.
John 6, 22-71.
THE day following, the people which stood on the other side of the sea, where they did eat bread, when they saw that Jesus was not there, neither his disciples, took shipping, and came to Capernaum, seeking him. And When they had found him, they said unto him, Master when camest thou hither? Jesus answered,
Then said they, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered,
They said, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see and believe thee? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven. Then said Jesus,
Then said they, Lord, evermore give us this bread. And Jesus said,
All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.
For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
The Jews then murmured because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven. And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How is it then that he saith, I came down from heaven? Jesus answered,
Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me. Not that any man hath seen the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
I am that bread of life.
Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is
The Jews therefore strove among themselves saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then said Jesus, *
These things said Jesus in the synagogue in Capernaum. Many of his disciples said, This is a hard saying; who can hear it?
When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured, he said unto them,
What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before?
It is the Spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
But there are some of you that believe not.
For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. And he said,
¶From that time many of his disciples walked not with him. Then said Jesus unto the twelve,
Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. And we are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God. Jesus answered,
He spake of Judas Iscariot; for he it was that should betray Jesus, being one of the twelve.
51:* Symbolism: Turn to the paragraph in parenthesis in XLV of this book being from verse 39 of John 7).