Sermons on Shepherd
John 10:11-18 Jesus rebuking the false teachers of Israel and teaching about true shepherds and their relationship to their sheep, now presents Himself as the ultimate, the good shepherd.
John 10:1-10 There are two kinds of teachers that Jesus contrasts in this figurative picture. There are true shepherds who love and care for the sheep, and there are false shepherds, robbers, who are there for the good of self. How do we tell them apart?
Acts 20:28-32, Ephesians 4:11-14, 2 Timothy 3:16, Acts 14:19-23. Elders are so important that Paul and Barnabas risked their lives to make sure newly planted church had biblical leadership in qualified elders. Why are elders so important?