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John 6:60-71 There is a word that describes an action that every parent, husband, wife and child would hate to hear, or see happen in their lives.  This word is “abandon”  By definition this word means “to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship.  To give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon a project; to abandon hope.”  The definition of this word is very final in thought, and in action, and this is exactly what we see in the multitude of people who were following Jesus do.  And its not because of Jesus and what He taught, but because of the sinfulness of mankind and their rebellion against the Truth, and against anything pure and holy.  The crowd begins to walk away because what Jesus said was too hard for them to understand, or it was too demanding and not what they expected .   Again, they had misplaced affections that blinded them to the truth and to whom Jesus truly was, and why He came from heavenly


  John 6:41-59   The biggest problem with mankind is that they cannot get pass the idea that they need saving.   But its much bigger than that, the Bible teaches that since the fall …. man’s natural corrupt state has lost all ability of the will to do any spiritual good and is not able, by his own strength, to convert himself, or add anything to the salvific work of God.  Hence the fact, people don’t think they need saving because they already think they’re? Good people.  The bible declares differently about the state of the natural man. “Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” Gen. 6:5.  This is the natural misery of mankind’s state: “We, were, and are, apart from Christ, by nature children of wrath, just as the others” Eph. 2:3.  Paul wrote that mankind is utterly enable to regeneration himself. “For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for