I am the good shepherd The good shepherd

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I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. John 10: 11 (ESV)

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber… 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. John 10: 1, 10

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber… 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. But I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10: 10 (ESV)

The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep…I know my own and

The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep…I know my own and my own know me… John 10: 11, 14 (ESV)

1. Sheep get lost easily

1. Sheep get lost easily

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless 3. Sheep are very stubborn

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless 3. Sheep are very stubborn

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless 3. Sheep are very stubborn

1. Sheep get lost easily 2. Sheep are defenseless 3. Sheep are very stubborn 4. Sheep are filthy

1. He Guides – because we get lost easily The sheep hear his voice,

1. He Guides – because we get lost easily The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. John 10: 3– 4 (ESV)

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 3 He restores my soul.

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 3 He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23: 1, 3 (ESV)

2. He Provides – because we are filthy and need help For this reason

2. He Provides – because we are filthy and need help For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it up again. 18 No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father. ” John 10: 17– 18 (ESV)

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23: 1 -2 (ESV)

3. He Corrects – because we are stubborn For the moment all discipline seems

3. He Corrects – because we are stubborn For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12: 11 (ESV)

4. He Protects – because we are defenseless Even though I walk through the

4. He Protects – because we are defenseless Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I

4. He Protects – because we are defenseless shall dwell in the house of

4. He Protects – because we are defenseless shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever. Psalm 23: 4– 6 (ESV)