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John 10:1-21 Jesus teaches that the true shepherds enter the sheep pen through the gate while thieves break in some other way. Also the Good Shepherd gives His life for the sheep, not so the hired hand. Pastor Chris asks the question: To whom are we beholden, the one whose goal is to give us abundant life or the ones whose aim is to destroy?
Jesus is the Good Shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep. Are you one of his sheep? Have you heard his voice in the gospel and followed him?
There are far too many imposters for us to learn about them all, so along with the first disciples, each generation of Christians has to learn how to recognize the real Jesus for themselves.
Continuing in our "life in Christ" segment, Steve examines the truth of John 10 and the teaching of Jesus, the Good Shepherd...
We are considering the 7 “I Am” statements of John. Seven times, John record'I am the good shepherd," is actually a continuation of the illustration on shepherding begun in the previous statement.
We are in the Gospel of John again today. We began this year considering the 7 miracles of Jesus as told my John. Now, we are considering the 7 “I Am” statements of John. Seven times, John records Jesus proclaiming Himself with the introductory formula “I am.” We have considered the statement “I am the bread of life.” We said that just as bread sustains our lives physically, Jesus proclaimed Himself to be the One that sustains us spiritually and eternally. We have considered the statement, “I am the light of the world.” This statement gives us a radical claim (I am the light of the world) which calls us to a radical discipleship (anyone who follows me will never walk in the darkness) which guarantees for us a radical promise (but will have the light of life).
In John 10:1-21 we get to see the True Shepherd of Israel from Ezekiel 34 explain that he is the Shepherd we all have been waiting for. Listen and understand why there is only one True Shepherd and how he comes to offer protection and provision for his people
In the tenth chapter of John, Jesus identifies Himself as the “Good Shepherd!” When he said that, the people got it! Not because they went to the fair each year, but because they lived in the farming culture.
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Jesus put HImself forth as the Good Shepherd, but who are the sheep? And what do sheep do? Pastor Dan Darling continues to share Biblical truth and practical insights from one of Jesus' most profound and powerful discourses on eternal life.