DAY 20 - Jesus is the Good Shepherd

 

Today’s Reading: John 10:11-18

Today’s Big Points:

Jesus is the good Shepherd (5 things):

1) His goodness

2) Lays down his life: Loves us.

3) Reaches the Lost

4) Owned His Mission

5) Obeyed the Father.

Questions to Ponder

For you:

• Are there any “fake shepherds” in your life? How can you turn from those false sources of hope and look to Jesus?

• If we belong to Jesus, how does that change the way we make decisions?

• In what ways should is the good shepherd’s sacrifice a model for you and me?

For your children:

• In this story, what did Jesus call himself?

• Why is it important for us to listen to and know the voice of the good shepherd?

• The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep. How did Jesus do this?

For your teenagers:

• Why is it important for us to listen to and know the voice of the good shepherd?

• What are some examples of “fake shepherd” that you’ve seen? These would be things that people trust in and love instead of Jesus.

• If we belong to Jesus, how does that change the way we make decisions?