I am the bread of life. He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.
— John 6:48,56, NKJV
The bread of life comes to satisfy our highest spiritual demands,—the hunger of the soul. It is God’s truth that is the bread of life.
The...Word of God, makes the conscience smart under its application; for it convicts of sin. But the smarting is necessary that the healing may follow... The sinner, beholding himself in God’s great moral looking-glass, sees himself as God views him, and exercises repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
As the Word of God is received into the soul, we partake of the flesh and blood of the Son of God. As it enlightens the mind, the heart is opened still more to receive the engrafted Word, that we may grow thereby. Man is called upon to eat and masticate the Word; but unless his heart is open to the entrance of that Word, unless he drinks in the Word, unless he is taught of God, there will be a...misapplication, and misinterpretation of that Word.
In vital connection with Christ, in personal contact with him, is found health for the soul. It is the efficacy of the blood of Christ that supplies its every need and keeps it in a healthy condition.
As the blood is formed in the body by the food eaten, so Christ is formed within by the eating of the Word of God, which is his flesh and blood. He who feeds upon that Word has Christ formed within...and through obedience to that Word, he becomes a partaker of the divine nature. As the necessity for temporal food cannot be supplied by once partaking of it, so the Word of God must be daily eaten to supply the spiritual necessities.
We must feast upon its precious instruction, that we may be renewed in the spirit of our mind, and grow up into Christ, our living Head. When his Word is abiding in the living soul, there is oneness with Christ; there is a living communion with him; there is in the soul an abiding love that is the sure evidence of our unlimited privilege.
— The Review and Herald, November 23, 1897
Exercise repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ for His healing to follow.
Connect with Christ. In personal contact with Him find health for the soul and every need supplied.
Feast on His precious instructions to be renewed in the spirit of your mind.
Commune with Christ through His Word.