I AM the Gate

I AM the Gate

Main Text

  • John 10:7 – 10

 

Shepherd Metaphor in Hebrew Scriptures

  • God as Shepherd
    • Gen 48:15; 49:24
    • Psalm 23; 78:52 – 53; 80:1
    • Isa 40:11
    • Micah 7:14
  • Leaders as Shepherd
    • 2 Sam 5:2
    • 1 Chron 17:6
    • Jer 10:21; 23:1 – 4
    • Isa 56:9 – 12
    • Zech 11
    • Ezk 34

 

Life in the Gospel of John

  • Life
    • 1:4
    • 3:36
    • 5:21
    • 5:24
    • 5:40
    • 6:33 – 35
    • 6:48 – 53
    • 6:63
    • 8:11 – 12
    • 10:10 – 11
    • 10:15 – 17
    • 11:25
    • 12:25
    • 13:37 – 38
    • 14:6
    • 15:13
    • 20:31
  • Eternal Life
    • 3:15 – 16
    • 3:36
    • 4:14
    • 4:36
    • 5:24 – 26
    • 5:39
    • 6:27
    • 6:40
    • 6:47
    • 6:54
    • 6:68
    • 10:28
    • 12:50
    • 17:2 – 3

 

Questions

  • What is the good life?
  • How do you get it?
  • What if Jesus might have something we need to know about getting the good life?
  • What does Jesus mean by “life”?
  • What does Jesus mean by “eternal life”?
  • What if Jesus wants to give you abundant life right where you are at right now?
  • What would happen if you deeply believed in your heart of hearts that Jesus is the doorway to the good life?

 

Books mentioned

  • The Progress Paradox – Gregg Easterbrook
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