Incarnation

Interior of Notre Dame
‘Unless you eat my flesh and drink my blood, you will not have life [to the full] in you', said Jesus.  (John 6.53; 10:10)Jesus is referring to his body insofar as it is not simply his glorified body in heaven, nor simply a communion wafer in a church. What we are being asked 'to eat' is that other part of his body, the community, the flawed body of believers here on earth.In essence, Jesus is saying: you cannot deal with a perfect, all­loving, all-forgiving, all-understanding God in...