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Lesson 22 John 6:30-40

John 6:30-40
They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread. And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not. 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.

Background Information
Remember that the people who have come looking for Jesus and with whom He is talking in these verses are from the 5,000 people He fed with a miracle the day before. 

You might have noticed that these people called Jesus, “Lord,” yet, they weren’t recognizing Him as their Lord. The word lord translates the Greek word kurios from the original New Testament. While kurios does mean “lord,” the people of that day also used it politely, much as we might call someone “sir”. These people were being polite to Jesus, but they weren’t treating Him as the Lord of their lives.

Related Scriptures
Psalm 105:38-45
Matthew 11:28-30
John 5:24-26
Revelation 22:17


  1. a. Were the people who came looking for Jesus looking for spiritual life? b. What were they looking for?
  2. a. What did the people want Jesus to do prove Himself if they were to believe in Him? b. Thinking back to John 6:1-13, what had Jesus already done that proved He came from God? c. Can you think of other miracles Jesus had done?
  3. What does Jesus offer those who come to Him?
  4. Will Jesus reject anyone who sincerely trusts Him for everlasting life?
  5. Jesus spoke of those who see Him. Obviously, we cannot physically look at Him today. How does someone living today, “see” Jesus Christ?
  6. What must one do to receive everlasting life?
  7. Whose will is it that Jesus should give life to all who will receive it?
  8. Have you received everlasting life from Jesus Christ?

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