Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him. As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever feeds on me, he also will live because of me. This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like the bread the fathers ate and died. Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever.” Jesus said these things in the synagogue, as he taught at Capernaum. (John 6:53-59)
Every time I read this part of the Gospel of John, I think, “Whaaaaaaaat???” It sounds stunningly Catholic. And also, just plain freaky. This week’s life: unmasked post is a vlog I recorded on these verses (RSS and email readers, click here to view on my webpage).
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