The Character of John 6

John 6
The character of John 6 is important in connection with all in divine blessing as an entirely new thing. Not only is Christ that eternal life which was with the father, but the nourishment of this life is equally heavenly. He is the bread which came down from heaven—the bread of God, too, whose good pleasure is in Him. The heavenly and divine nature has its heavenly and divine food. In this world it is death to the old thing. It takes that form and power when it has to do with the old nature and its objects by entering into the scene in which this moves and to which it belongs. Hence we must eat Christ's flesh and drink his blood. Life was communicated which has not to struggle to a place it has to gain, but is come down from one to which it belongs—a wholly new thing.