I AM the Good Shepherd
May 4, 2012 • John 10:11-18
Religious art often depicts Jesus holding a little lamb and surrounded by children. It's a gentle image implying comfort and tenderness. It's a picture that Jesus himself gave us in John 10: The picture of himself as a shepherd, a good shepherd. But the original purpose for this gentle picture was to confront the religious leadership of the day. Let's talk about what Jesus said with that picture long ago and what it means today.