John 6:35 (bread)

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John 6:35 “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.”

Just wanted to share the progress on the “bread of Life” illustration I’ve been working on. Thoughts: we’re to grow spiritually in the Lord as He is not only our sustainer He also provides us with food. The Lord Jesus said later in that same chapter in John’s Gospel.

John 6:51 “I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”

Let us continue to feed on that bread which is the word of God, in the OT God provided for the children of Israel manna from heaven giving them something to eat in the wilderness. As a spiritual truth, God feeds us through His precious word the Bible.

Matthew 4:4 “But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.”

John 6:35 (ink)

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Early ink progress

John 6:35 “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.”

John The Apostle, brother of James the “Greater” heard the announcement of John the Baptist saying: “Behold the Lamb of God,” and forthwith, on the invitation of Jesus, became a disciple and ranked among his followers (John 1:36,37). He became one of the innermost circle (Mark 5:37; Matthew 17:1; 26:37; Mark 13:3). He was the disciple whom Jesus loved.

John 6:35

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John 6:35 “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.”

Early illustration of John 6:35 where the Lord Jesus says “I am the bread of Life”. He sure is the living bread as a saved sinner who can personally testify of the saving power of God, I’m sure of having a home in heaven because I placed my faith in the finished work of the Lord Jesus Christ. I hope someday you will as well and be sure of everlasting life.

You must have life in yourself by partaking of the Prince of Life the Lord Jesus Christ Himself, He is Life everlasting. Are you partaking of that life, do you want life in you?

The life believers have in Him is eternal, incorruptible, and will never be defiled by sin; fitting us for eternal “fellowship with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ” (1 John 1:3).

John 8:58 (Scripture Illustration)

Sharing the progress I’m making on the John 8:58 drawing I’ve been working on. After I complete the pencils and the ink work I’ll most likely copy this over into Illustrator in order to further develop this with the hopes of making it available for anyone who would like to have one for themselves.

John 8:58

The Person of Christ: His Underived Eternal Sonship 
The words of the Lord in John chapter 8:58 could not be clearer: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.” Note that it proves conclusively that our Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son. Repeatedly in this chapter He has been speaking of God as “My Father.” Now this climactic statement of the chapter shows that this is eternally so. If there was a time when He came into being, He would have said, “Before Abraham was, I was.” The verbs translated “was” and “am” are not the same, and they show that the meaning of the statement is “Before Abraham came to be, I exist.” His use of “I am,” which would make the statement ungrammatical under normal usage, shows that He never came into being. Moreover, His use of “I am” immediately reminds us that this is what God called Himself when speaking to Moses at the burning bush (Exo 3:14). It is highly expressive of His eternity and His deity. – McAllister, David T&T

Exodus 3:13-14 “And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.”

The always existing Son of God will forever be seated in glory, and one day soon all believers in Christ will worship Him in heaven. What a glorious day that will be!

Written by Jason

John 8:58

An early peek of the John 8:58 illustration I’m working on. A quick fact is before I was saved I used my illustration talent to draw comic books. Henceforth I will use my talent to the glory of God by making these illustrations available for anyone looking to share God’s word. By hanging them on the wall in homes to displaying the powerful word of God, or by handing them out as gospel tracts. I’ll add another post, Lord willing, as the illustration develops.

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Tools used

  1. Blick Sketch Pad (Studio 8½ x 11, 100 sheets, 60lb, 98gsm)
  2. Koh-I-Noor Technigraph 5611
  3. Micron 08
  4. Paper Mate Tuff Stuff Eraser Stick “Factis BM2”
  5. Sharpie Ultra Fine Point
  6. LePen drawing
  7. Ruler (Acme made in Canada)

This verse is significant we read the Lord Jesus came to the Mount of Olives and spoke to the people in the temple. The scribes and Pharisees accused a woman taken or caught in the act of adultery. The religious leaders thought to accuse the Lord Jesus by tempting him. They said: Moses in the law commands that such a one should be stoned (John 8:1-6). The Lord Jesus answered saying: He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her (John 8:7).

All of the people who wanted to stone her became convicted of their own sin, and each one of them left one by one. The Lord Jesus then asks where are your accusers? Does anyone condemn thee (you)? She answers No man, Lord. Then the Lord Jesus has compassion on her showing forgiveness and says: Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more (John 8:11).

Then a conflict breaks out between Him and the Pharisees as He reveals Himself to them as the light of the world and the One who came from the Father (John 8:12-18). Then the Lord Jesus makes a statement which rocks them to the core. As the Pharisees and children of Israel question Him, this wonderful statement of truth is declared.

John 8:58 “Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.”

The people took up stones to cast at Him trying to kill Him because they knew what He claimed, and that claim was that He is God! The Lord Jesus is the Son of God and is eternal, without beginning or end.

That our LORD by this expression asserted his divinity and eternal existence, as the great I AM, appears evident from the use of the present tense, instead of the past tense, from its being in answer to the Jews, who enquired whether he had seen Abraham, and from its being thus understood by the multitude, who were exasperated at it to such a degree that they took up stones to stone him. The ancient Jews not only believed that the Messiah was superior to and LORD of all the patriarchs, and even of angels, but that his celestial nature existed with God from whom it emanated, before the creation, and that the creation was effected by his ministry. Exo 3:14; Isa 43:13; Isa 44:6,8; Isa 46:9; Isa 48:12; Rev 1:8 – Blue Letter Bible