March 12

—John 10:7-9 Jesus is the door/gate BACKGROUND: 1-5 Thief and robbers crawl through the window. (false teachers trying to steal souls away from the truth of God’s Word) “into the sheepfold–the sacred enclosure of God’s true people.” Climbs up some other way—wanting heaven but not entering in God’s way. OUCH! Other ways? Works, philosophies, religions … More March 12

Rod and Staff

The shepherd’s rod and staff are a symbol of his care for the sheep.  “…his rod and staff, alluding to the shepherd’s crook, or the rod under which the sheep passed when they were counted (Le 27:32), or the staff with which the shepherds drove away the dogs that would scatter or worry the sheep” … More Rod and Staff