Gospel of John Chapter 6

The Gospel of John Chapter 6 contains the miracle of the loaves and fishes.  Jesus feeds over 5,000 people with bread and fish but offers them something far more valuable - The Bread of Life.

Many times in life we seek the wrong bread, the physical bread that sustains our physical lives - a life that ends, when we should seek a life that never ends with the Bread of Life.  We need to seek Jesus Christ who is the Bread of Life who gives us eternal life by the sacrifice of himself for us.

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Daily Study Questions


Day One


1. How do you think Philip did when Jesus tested him as provided in the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verse 6?

2. What miracle had Philip already seen Jesus perform in the Gospel of John that should have helped him believe that Jesus could feed the 5,000?

3. What do we know of Philip from the following verses:

  • Matt 10:3
  • John 1:44
  • John 1:45
  • John 14:8
  • Acts 1:1-13


Day Two


1. Why did Jesus feed the 5,000?

2. From the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verses 26, 27, 30, 33, 34 and 35, what is the crowd persistently seeking from Jesus and what does Jesus keep offering instead?

3. From the following verses in the Gospel of John Chapter 6 characterize the attitudes of those who followed Jesus.

Use the phrase “They were ______” and add 1 word to describe their attitude (e.g They were curious).

Describe the attitudes from:

  • verse 2
  • verses 14-15
  • verses 26-27
  • verses 28-31
  • verse 34
  • verses 41-42
  • verse 52


Day Three


1. What is the recurring idea in the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verses 37 and 39?

2. Which of the verses from the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verses 35 to 59 promote the idea of eternal life for the believer?

3. The incident of Jesus walking on water occurs here in the Gospel of John Chapter 6, but also occurs in two other Gospels. What do we learn of the incident of Jesus walking on water from Matthew Chapter 14, verses 22 - 33 and Mark Chapter 6, verses 47-52?


Day Four


1. Why were the Apostles terrified when they saw Jesus walking on the water?

2. Compare the manna of Moses time to the Bread of Life that Jesus offered in the Gospel of John Chapter 6. How are they similar? How are they different?

3. List the grumblings or reasons for the crowds objections to Jesus' teachings in the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verses 30, 41 and 52.


Day Five


1. Why do you think the crowd wanted to make Jesus king as provided in the Gospel of John Chapter 6 verse 14? What is the irony in this?

2. What do we learn about God the Father from the following verses in the Gospel of John Chapter 6:

  • 37
  • 39-40
  • 45
  • 46
  • 57

3. Why do you think Jesus asked the question “Have I not chosen you” to the 12 disciples at the end of the Gospel of John Chapter 6?


Day Six


Why did many of Jesus’ disciples leave him after his teaching in the Synagogue at Capernaum as shown in the Gospel of John Chapter 6, verse 66?


Compare your answers for John Chapter 6


Our prayer is that this Bible study of the Gospel of John Chapter 6 has blessed you and that God has revealed Himself to you more than before so that we can continue to give Him glory. Praise be to His Name!



For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day."  John 6:40

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