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He himself bore our sins in His body….
1 Peter 2:24

 

Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it,…saying, “Take and eat; this is my body” (Matthew 26:26).
 
He himself bore ours sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sin and live for righteousness  (1 Peter 2:24).
 
Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood you have no life in you.  Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life….  For my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink.  Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him.  Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will live because of me (John 6:53-57).
 
Questions of the day:
Do we take and eat Jesus’ body the way He wants us to eat it?  Are we so accustomed to the “Lord’s Supper” that we don’t see the radical nature of what He said, and take His words lightly?
 
Jesus’ body is the spiritual food that we need to eat daily to thrive.  Let’s look for creative ways to feast on Jesus’ body throughout the week.

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