138: “I Am the Bread of Life” (New Testament Lesson 12)

March 21, 2015

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

“I Am the Bread of Life”


Class Member Reading: John 5-6; Mark 6:30-44; Matthew 14:22-23

Additional Reading: Matthew 14:1–21; Mark 6:1–29, 45–52; Luke 9:10–17

Scripture Chain: John 5:39; John 20:31; Acts 18:28; 2 Nephi 25:26


Jesus is the “Bread of Life”. What does that mean? How is Jesus a staple, like bread? And what do we need to live and thrive? This episode explores wellness and flourishing in the context of the reading.


You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).



 “The Moving of the Water”, Elder Packer

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Carol Gilligan’s model of Female Moral Development

Mormon Women Project Lesson 12

Thanks to Marshall McDonald for the bumper music.