SUMMARY OF JOHN 10:7-21
Jesus repeats to listen up. Jesus is the gate, and all who enter through him will be saved and have life. The good shepherd will lay down his life for the sheep; a hired hand will not. The hired hand will abandon them.
Jesus is the good shepherd. Jesus lays down his own life for the sheep and will take it up again.
Summary of PSALM 23
The Lord is my shepherd. He leads me and refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths. He is with me and comforts me. Your goodness is with me all the days of my life. I will dwell with you forever.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 3: John 10:7-21 with Psalm 23
6a) He is the only way to God and eternal life.
b) The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. I know my sheep and my sheep know me— 15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep.
7) Jesus laid down his life willingly as a sacrifice for our sins. He rose from the dead, giving us the gift of eternal life.
8 ) That Jesus knows my name. Think of how most of us are bad with names, and we can’t remember others’ names. So, how many people know your name? Jesus does! And, I know his voice. How comforting that we are following him!
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 3: John 10:7-21 with Psalm 23
Love how personal our God and Jesus are. They intimately know us, as we strive to intimately know them. How awesome!
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 3: John 10:7-21 with Psalm 23
5th “I am” Statement: I am the gate.
In truth, Jesus is about life; the false shepherds are about death.
The shepherd usually blocked the door of the pen of his sheep at night, protecting them. Therefore, Jesus is the door, the protector and Savior.
Fun Fact: This is the first time in the book of John we come to see the church as Jesus describes how he has come for the Gentiles, too.
Jesus says those who came before him (the current religious leaders) were from the devil.
But Jesus’ sheep do not follow the false shepherds. They will be saved and have life abundantly.
The good shepherd will lay down his life for his sheep.
God loves Jesus more because of his self-sacrifice. He will rise again.
Jesus divided the people with his words.
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