Jesus’ Impact as the Good Shepherd
JESUS SAID, “I am the Door” – (3 ways this is applied)
JESUS SAID, “I am the Good Shepherd” – (3 ways this is applied)
For the Church, this is vision.
For the one who is lost, this is hope.
Questions for Further Discussion:
- What person or group did you and your friends “follow” when you were a teenager?
- What qualities do the best friends possess?
- Who did Jesus say was a thief and a robber? (John 10:1)
- What kind of relationship do sheep have with their shepherd? (John 10:2-4)
- Why won’t sheep follow a stranger? (John 10:5)
- What effect did Jesus’ words have on His audience? (John 10:6)
- What did Jesus say He was? (John 10:7)
- To whom did Jesus say the sheep did not listen? (John 10:8)
- What did Jesus say would be the result of entering through Him? (John 10:9)
- How did Jesus contrast His coming with the coming of a thief? (John 10:10)
- Who did Jesus claim to be? (John 10:11)
- Why did Jesus say the hired hand would abandon his sheep? (John 10:12-13)
- What type of relationship did Jesus say He had with His sheep? (John 10:14)
- What did Jesus say He did for His sheep? (John 10:15)
- What did Jesus say He had? (John 10:16)
- Why did Jesus say the Father loved Him? (John 10:17-18)
- What effect did Jesus’ words have on the Jews who heard Him speak? (John 10:19-21)
- In what way is Jesus like a gate?
- How has Jesus been a gate in your life?
- In what way is Jesus like a shepherd?
- How are we like sheep?
- In what way is Jesus your shepherd?
- How would you describe your relationship with Jesus?
- How can we better hear the voice of Jesus?
- What tempts people to follow a stranger? Why?
- How has Jesus made your life full?
- How can you develop a more intimate relationship with Jesus this week?
- How can you be more attentive to the voice of Jesus?