Contributed by Kerry Haynes on May 7, 2017
Jesus gave two images of himself: He is our good shepherd, so we can trust his voice and follow him. And he is the gate, our entry into salvation and ultimate security.
Knowing the Shepherd’s Voice
In John’s thematic gospel we see different pictures of who Jesus Christ is to us. John included seven “I am” statements, where Jesus publicly identified himself with the great “I am,” Yahweh, the covenant God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the One who