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The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd

Today we are going to continue talking about sheep and shepherds.  Like last week’s sermon, Jesus uses the sheep and shepherds metaphor to describe himself. And let me get this out of the way from the start (because we don’t naturally like the idea of being sheep) but all throughout John 10 there is no doubt that the sheep Jesus is talking about is his disciples.  His people.  Us.  And although we may not like the idea that we are sheep, the point is not so much who we are as sheep, but it is who Jesus is as the shepherd. I know you don’t want to be a sheep, and I know that being a sheep in a metaphor may make you feel uncomfortable, but wait until you see how awesome the shepherd is. So, as we start this journey today, let’s get acquainted with who we are as sheep.  Sheep are meek.  Sheep are an easily led animal.  Sheep walk around saying “Bah” and are ultimately used for wool and meat.  It doesn't take someone with lots of sheep experience to