The Good Shepherd

Text: John 10:11

What Makes Jesus the Good Shepherd?

  • He calls His own sheep by name (John 10:3)
  • He goes ahead of them (John 10:4)
  • He provides an abundant life (John 10:10)
  • He lays down His life for the sheep (John 10:11)
  • No one can take His sheep away (John 10:28

Dangers that We Face

  • Thieves (John 10:1,8) – Those who want the sheep for their own (Acts 20:30)
  • Hired hands (John 10:12-13) – Those who are only watching out for themselves
  • Wolves (John 10:12) – Those who wish to destroy the sheep (Acts 20:29)

What Must the Sheep Do?

  • Follow Him (John 10:4,27)
  • Distinguish His voice (John 10:4-5)

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