Are You One of Jesus’ Sheep? (Part 5)

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n this series of posts we have been looking at how Jesus describes His sheep in John 10 and we have established that Jesus provides five marks about His sheep in John 10:3-9. Again, those five marks are: Jesus’ sheep enter through Him. (vs. 9) Jesus’ sheep hear His voice. (vs. 3) Jesus’ sheep follow Him. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep know His voice. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep do not recognize the voice a stranger. (vs. 5) In the previous posts we looked at the first, second, fourth, and third marks of Christ’s sheep. In this post we will move forward to consider the final mark.

Are You One of Jesus’ Sheep? (Part 4)

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n this series of posts we have been looking at how Jesus describes His sheep in John 10 and we have established that Jesus provides five marks about His sheep in John 10:3-9. Again, those five marks are: Jesus’ sheep enter through Him. (vs. 9) Jesus’ sheep hear His voice. (vs. 3) Jesus’ sheep follow Him. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep know His voice. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep do not recognize the voice a stranger. (vs. 5) In the previous posts we looked at the first, second, and fourth marks of Christ’s sheep. In this post we will move forward to consider the third mark.

Are You One of Jesus’ Sheep? (Part 3)

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n this series of posts we have been looking at how Jesus describes His sheep in John 10 and we have established that Jesus provides five marks about His sheep in John 10:3-9. Again, those five marks are: Jesus’ sheep enter through Him. (vs. 9) Jesus’ sheep hear His voice. (vs. 3) Jesus’ sheep follow Him. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep know His voice. (vs. 4) Jesus’ sheep do not recognize the voice a stranger. (vs. 5) In the previous post we looked at the first mark of Christ’s sheep. In this post we will move forward to consider the second and fourth marks.

Are You One of Jesus’ Sheep? (Part 2)

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n the previous post of this series, I pointed you to John 10 where Jesus identifies Himself as the good shepherd who lays down His life for His sheep. But John 10 begs the question, “am I one of Christ’s sheep”? The news of Jesus being the good shepherd is only good news if you are in His fold, and thus it is of utmost importance to know if you are one of His sheep. I argued that Jesus tells us 5 things about His sheep in John 10:3-9. If you are one of His sheep, these five marks will be true of you—not just one of them, but all five of them. Let me remind of you of those five: Jesus’ sheep enter … Read More

Are You One of Jesus’ Sheep? (Part 1)

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ohn 10 is one of the most endearing chapters in the Bible. In John 10 Jesus identifies Himself as the good Shepherd and His people as His sheep. In these verses we learn that Jesus is not a self-serving shepherd like the false shepherds of the Old Testament (see Ezekiel 34). Rather, Jesus lays His life down for His sheep (John 10:11).  Jesus is the ideal Shepherd, the greatest Shepherd of all. Allow me to ask a daring question: Is this Good News? The answer we must give is, “Maybe.” I understand that you may be thinking that my answer is a bit provocative, but it isn’t. It is an honest answer. You may be wondering why I wouldn’t answer … Read More

The Daily Discovery (May 23, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Should You Use Illustrations from Movies? – “A good friend of mine asked me what I think of pastors using illustrations from movies in their sermons. My friend uses them because he thinks they are helpful in relating to a culture that increasingly has their worldview formed through entertainment. But I don’t buy it. In my experience, illustrations sparked by the golden screen (or Netflix, or what have you) generally fail, and are almost always unhelpful. Here are some reasons why…” A Call for Plodding Bloggers – “I believe that blogs have been a blessing to the church in the twenty-first century. Maybe I have to believe this since … Read More