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I Am the Good Shepherd

May 16, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: I AM

Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:1–10:21

TEXT: John 10:1-21

SERIES: I AM

 

Introduction

 

“I Am the Good Shepherd”

 

Jesus identified Himself with God in two ways:

 

  1. The use of the ______________ of the Shepherd.

 

 

  1. The use of the words “I __________.”

 

 

  1. The Good Shepherd _______________ His sheep. vv. 3, 14-16

 

“I know my own and my own know me.”

 

 

 

  1. The Good Shepherd _______________ His sheep. v. 9

 

“I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved.”

 

 

 

III. The Good Shepherd _______________ for His sheep.    vv. 11, 15, 17-18

 

“I lay down my life for the sheep.”

 

 

 

  1. The Good Shepherd _______________ for His sheep. vv. 3, 9-10

 

“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”

 

  1. Jesus provides _______________.

 

  1. Jesus provides _______________.

 

  

Conclusion

 

  

Application Questions

    1. Is it hard for you to think of yourself as a “sheep”? Why?

    2.  If a friend said that Jesus never claimed to be God, how would you respond?

    3.  Why was it necessary for the Good Shepherd to lay down His life for the sheep?

    4.  How does your awareness that Jesus is the Good Shepherd affect your handling of trials and difficulties?

 

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