Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Apr 21, 2018
Jesus said that He was the Good Shepherd, the kind of Shepherd that looks after and protects the sheep - Jesus not only preached this but lived up to it to the full, even to dying so as to protect the sheep.
The Good Shepherd
John 10: 11-18
Today’s reading is part of a dialogue which culminates in one of the ‘I AM’ saying of Jesus.
St John’s gospel is renowned for its I AM sayings as it gives a unique picture of Jesus and the characteristics of the Son of God.
Those two words in themselves