John 6:48 I am the bread of Life
John 8:12 "I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”
John 10:9 "I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.”
John 10:11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.”
John 11:25-26 "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
John 14:6 "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”
John 15:5 "I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”
sufficient to nourish and sustain
satisfying the aching hunger in your soul
the fundamental element in your daily diet,
your first meal of the day
and your last bite at night.
I am the bread.
the narrow path cut clearly through the undergrowth
providing a faithful compass when you are lost
here walking the winding road with you,
holding your hand from first tentative steps
until you’ve run the final race.
I am the way.
the revelation of indisputable fact
defining black and white in a misty sea of grey
turning faith into its rainbow kaleidoscope of authenticity
the first word spoken
and final note left hanging in the air.
I am the truth.
vital to your very being
the blood rushing through your veins
energising breath of pure air as you emerge from the oppressive smog,
from the first unfurling shoot of spring
to final leaf fall.
I am the life.
outside of time yet present now
before anything was and into the unforeseen forever
the crucial cord woven through the narrative of all that is,
alpha and omega
beginning and end.
I am who I am.
And I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
written by Tracy Ingham