Contributed by Lyndon Marcotte on Jun 16, 2011
What Jesus says is that he’s not here to lead us into constraint...he’s here to lead us out! The door isn’t the gate to a cattle stall or a chute to the slaughter house! This gate leads out into the vast beautiful pasture, a life of freedom… full of joy.
The Good Shepherd – John 10:1-10
The imagery of Christ the Shepherd and the sheep has made for beautiful pictures to decorate our homes, lovely greeting cards, and beautiful hymns, but the meaning and implication of this symbol is deeply personal and convicting.
Far too often when we