Scripture: Support for the Catholic Belief of the Real Presence
John’s Gospel and the Real Presence: This is the most amazing talk… please bear with the low-quality sound.
Biblical evidence for the Real Presence: John chapter 6 and other support for the “real presence” doctrines.
How Can We Know Jesus is Really Present in the Eucharist? Is it crazy to believe in transubstantiation if the bread cannot be seen as a different species under the microscope?
The doctrine of the Real Presence asserts that in the Holy Eucharist, Jesus is literally and wholly present—body and blood, soul and divinity—under the appearances of bread and wine. Evangelicals and Fundamentalists frequently attack this doctrine as “unbiblical,” but the Bible is forthright in declaring it (cf. 1 Cor. 10:16–17, 11:23–29; and, most forcefully, John 6:32–71)… [read more]
Real Presence: Beware the Term As Used by Non-Catholic Christians: One of the reasons the term “Real Presence” has become a flexible friend is because it has been lifted from its full context. Historically, theologians spoke of “the real presence of Christ’s body and blood in the sacrament of the altar.” But now it has been shortened to the “Real Presence.” Reference to the body and blood has been quietly dropped and even the name of Christ omitted. As a result, for some people “Real Presence” has come to mean simply “the idea of the risen Lord” or “the Spirit of Christ” or even just “the fellowship of the church.” In fact, the term “Real Presence” could mean just about anything to anybody… [read more]
The Most Straightforward Verse About the Eucharist in the Bible There is much that is remarkably clear in Scripture about the Blessed Sacrament, especially concerning the real presence.
The Eucharist in Scripture: Foreshadowed in the old testament and instituted in the New Testament, here is a comprehensive list of scriptures that support Catholic beliefs.