Bible Reading Podcast
John 10Series: 2023 Bible Reading
And now a minute with the word…
In John 10:11, Jesus calls himself the "good shepherd" who gives His life for His sheep. This descriptor highlights the shepherd's unwavering dedication to the wellbeing of his flock. Jesus, in calling himself the "good shepherd," demonstrates his deep commitment to his followers, and emphasizes his willingness to protect and guide them at all costs. This verse serves as a reminder of Christ's selfless love and his ultimate act of laying down his life on the cross for our redemption. The thought of Jesus as a shepherd encourages each of us to place our trust in His unwavering care and guidance. Thinking of Christ as the good shepherd helps us to recognize that Christ’s sacrificial love provides for us the foundation for our spiritual hope of eternal life in heaven.