SUMMARY OF JOHN 10:1-6
The good shepherd knows his sheep by name and leads them. The sheep follow him because they know his voice. His sheep enter by the gate.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 2: John 10:1-6
3a) False shepherds enter secretly. The sheep do not follow him because they don’t recognize his voice.
b) False shepherds target the spiritually blind, those that don’t know their shepherd’s voice.
4a) They know their shepherd’s voice, and they follow him. They follow when called by name. The good shepherd leads.
b) By calling them by name. He goes first. He leads by example.
5) In the silence of the night when he whispers softly or enters my dreams. When I feel his presence around a decision. When I pray for wisdom.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 2: John 10:1-6
Great reminder to remember to vet the voices all around as many are from the devil and wish to lead you astray.
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 14, Day 2: John 10:1-6
4th “I am” Statement: I am the Good Shepherd.
Jesus is the Good Shepherd who enters the correct way.
Remember “very truly” means Jesus is about to make an assertion about something important.
False shepherds are like thieves and robbers and you can tell them from the way they gain access to the sheep. They use corruption, bribery, or other means.
The true shepherd is granted access to the sheep by the gatekeeper. He goes first and leads.
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