I am protected by God’s life

I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me – just as the Father knows me and I know the Father – and I lay down my life for the sheep. John 10:14-15 NIV

God

  1. The persons of the Trinity know each other fully. What is interesting is that Jesus said the Father knows some things that he doesn’t – like when the end comes. Isn’t that interesting? One can know someone fully without knowing everything that they know.
  2. God, manifested as Jesus, is a good leader and protector. He is the good shepherd. He protects, provides, leads.
  3. God is sacrificial. Jesus dies for people. It’s an amazing picture to think of a person that is willing to die for an animal. It is even more amazing to consider a God who is willing to die for a person.

Me

  1. I am fully known by Jesus. He knows me and loves me.
  2. I am protected by the life of God. God died that I might live. Jesus protected me from Satan with his own life. Isn’t that incredible?
  3. I am very well led and provided for. The one who knows everything, who gives everything life, is the one who brings me my provision. I love that God’s provision for me is so complete and easy. Hurray!
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