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Bible Quiz: The Bread of Life

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1) Jesus' miracle of multiplying the loaves and fishes reminds us of God sending manna to the Israelites in the desert. Manna was a strange food that God sent to feed the Israelites after they escaped from slavery in Egypt. They lived on manna for 40 years while wandering in the desert. In what form did manna appear each morning?

A honey-like substance on the leaves of bushes.

Thin flakes like frost

Small, round loaves of bread

Flakes falling from the sky like snow

2) After the miracle of the loaves and fishes, Jesus said people should not be seeking him because of such miracles, but because He could give the (spiritual) bread of eternal life. Fill in the blank in this quote: "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never _______."

be thirsty


lose his reward


3) Fill in the blank in this quote: "Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. This is the bread that _______, so that one may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh." (NRSV)

comes down from heaven

God gave in the desert

I give to you

saves souls

4) Fill in the blank in this quote: "Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you _______. Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink. Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them." (NRSV)

are sons of the devil

have no life in you

are not my disciples

will surely die