Secondly, in today's gospel, we see those following Christ reject him because they could not understand his teaching on the Eucharist (John 6). They reject him and leave because these teachings are hard. I was thinking about this in terms of Protestants who can't accept that they must eat of his body and blood.....Father Andrew as usual stole thoughts out of my mind for his homily. Remember Peter's great words:
- Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life;
- and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God."