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" I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. "
The Names of Jesus - Page 69
by Rubel Shelly - 2010 - 192 pages
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Numerical Literary Techniques in John: The Fourth Evangelist's Use of ...

M. J. J. Menken - Social Science - 1985 - 303 pages
...first saying in the interpretation (9,41b-e) are of equal length, 33 S ( = 3x11). following verses: 'I am the good shepherd' — 'the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep'. It is connected, on the other hand, with what precedes, because now the most important element from...
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Twelve Prophets: Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and ...

Peter C. Craigie - Religion - 1985 - 260 pages
...begin to perceive the background to the New Testament imagery of the Shepherd. When Jesus said, "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep" (John 10:11), he was drawing on the rich imagery of God the Shepherd in the Old Testament, of which...
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A Passion for the Living Christ: The Gospel of John, Play Scripted with ...

William Strome Yanney - 2006 - 260 pages
...blessing given to those who believe that Jesus is Lord. They enjoy abundant lifel (cf. Ps 23) JESUS: I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs...
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The Pastor: A Spirituality

Gordon W. Lathrop - Religion - 2006 - 141 pages
...In the Fourth Gospel, Jesus says things like, "All who came before me are thieves and bandits — I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the 10 shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and...
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Seeds of Trust: Reflecting on the Bible in Silence and Song

Brother Roger of Taize - Religion - 2006 - 141 pages
...trials, begins to live anew. Jesus said, "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs...
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Seasons of Devotion: 365 Bible Readings and Prayers to Guide You Through the ...

Philip Law - Religion - 2006 - 384 pages
...steal, kill, and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and may have it in all its fullness. I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired man, when he sees the wolf coming, abandons the sheep and runs away, because he is not the shepherd...
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Impact Leadership

...can accurately assess their leadership potential and serve effectively in their roles. John 10:11: "1 am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The first rule in leadership development is that the leader must first make a decision that he or she will...
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Whose Bible Is It?: A Short History of the Scriptures

Jaroslav Pelikan - Religion - 2006 - 274 pages
...to dismiss this as a problem that is peculiar to "the Old Testament": When Jesus says of himself, "I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep," he is invoking the same agricultural metaphor, not for some peripheral element of the Christian message,...
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Conversations at the Kitchen Table

Arlene Reindel, Julie Raguse - Religion - 2006 - 224 pages
...sacrificed His life, for those in His sheepfold. "/ have drawn you with loving kindness" (Jeremiah 31:3). "1 am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep" (John 10:1 J). Goodness - Goodness is everything that is pure, wholesome, valuable and highly esteemed...
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An Urgent Message About Suicide

Julian Gonzales - Religion - 2006 - 236 pages
...comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.' " (John 10:7-11) (RSV) "For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him,...
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