and that believing you may have life in His name. John 20:31
A Prophet (John 9:13-23)
Jesus made clay, applied the clay, and healed the blind man on the Sabbath, thus performing three "illegal works" in one act of compassion and mercy. He brought light to those who would extinguish it. He would willingly bear the burdens of the world.
What did being cast out of the synagogue involve?
A Man From God (John 9:24-34)
The Son of Man (John 9:35-41)
What are things that cause us to reject Jesus?
|9:11 ___________________________||9:35 ___________________________|
|9:17 ___________________________||9:38 ___________________________|
I Am the Door of the Sheep (John 10:1-10)
I Am the Good Shepherd (John 10:11-21)
|Alert & Vigilant - watch for food, shelter, predators, wandering sheep|
|Know the territory - recognize dangerous pitfalls, slippery slopes, etc.|
|Self-sacrificing - give up life of own, family time, risk injury & death|
|Fearless courage - fight off predators, thieves, even at expense of own life|
|Full time. No shifts, time sharing, or vacation time - sheep will only respond to shepherd's voice|
|Patient love - personally know the stupid animals who are totally dependent on shepherd, often go astray, and smell bad|
If this job description had appeared in the local want ads, would you have answered it? How does it make you love your Savior more to know He volunteered for this job and that He knew He would be laying down His life for His sheep?
How many folds and how many shepherds did Jesus promise?
After this discourse, there remained a sharp division between those who chose to deny Jesus' claims and those who were convinced because of the evidence of the miracles they had seen.
I Am the Son of God (John 10:22-42)
What was the response of the people in that area?
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