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Jesus, The Good Shepherd, the Sheep Hear His Voice and follow (John 10:1-21)

Good morning, my brothers and sisters in Christ.


"Imagine pulling fruit off a tree because it looks good from the outside, but when you go to eat the fruit, it's rotten on the inside. That is false teachers. They may seem reasonable on the outside, but they are awful and deceitful inside."

(Jared W. Campbell)


Jesus, The Good Shepherd, the Sheep Hear His Voice and follow (John 10:1-21)

Summary: Jared discussed John, chapter 10, focusing on Jesus as the Good Shepherd. He stressed the importance of following God's word and understanding the true definition of a shepherd. The discussion involved reading verses 1-21, emphasizing Jesus as the Good Shepherd who leads his flock and sacrifices himself for them. Jared also highlighted division among the Jews due to Jesus's teachings and the role of Satan as the ultimate deceiver.


Jesus as the Good Shepherd Discussion Jared led a discussion on John, chapter 10, focusing on Jesus as the Good Shepherd. They asked for a moment of prayer, inviting the Lord to shine into their hearts and open their minds to understand His teachings. The discussion involved reading verses 1-21 of the chapter, emphasizing Jesus as the Good Shepherd who leads their flock and lays down their life for them.


Jesus's Leadership vs. Pharisees: A Discussion on Divisions Jared discussed the division among the Jews due to Jesus's teachings, highlighting the contrast between Jesus's leadership and that of the Pharisees. They emphasized that Jesus, as the "door," provides access to eternal life, unlike false leaders likened to thieves and robbers. Jared stressed the importance of pastors knowing their congregants personally and leading according to Christ's example rather than claiming to be leaders. They also pointed out the role of Satan as the ultimate deceiver, leading people and leaders astray.


Christ as the Good Shepherd: Sacrifice and Integration Jared discussed Christ as the Good Shepherd, referencing verses 11-16. They emphasized that the Good Shepherd sacrifices His life for His flock, while those not acting as shepherds who do not own the sheep fail to protect them. Jared underscored Christ's knowledge of their sheep and their recognition of them, as described in verses 3 and 14. They also pointed out that the term 'other sheep' in verse 16 symbolizes the Gentiles who will be integrated into the same flock as the Jews.


Orthodox Church, Pharisees, and Jesus: A Religious Discussion Jared led a discussion about the Orthodox Church's teaching of having one bishop per city, emphasizing the importance of faith in experiencing God's true grace. They delved into the relationship between the Pharisees and the people of Israel, highlighting their failure as shepherds due to their lack of compassion and obsession with outward appearances. Jared cautioned the audience to be wary of outward appearances. They led a religious discussion focusing on Jesus as the ultimate Shepherd and the significance of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Toward the end of the meeting, they announced that they would continue their study in Acts Chapter 16.


In Christ, love Jared W. Campbell





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