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Main text.

John 10:10-11

English Standard Version (ESV)

10 The thief comes only to steal and (A)kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. 11 (B)I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd (C)lays down his life for the sheep.

 

Main point.

You are loved: His life, his death, his resurrection, and his gift clearly demonstrate it. You are loved abundantly. How does that make you feel?

The Good News are only good if we have the right sense of urgency : There are only two options before us, and without Him we always chose the wrong one.

 

Points of interest (Owls?)

  • To keep His love in the right perspective we must consider the nature of His sacrifice.
  • We sacrifice because we owe Him, not because we are earning anything.
  • To keep His love in the right perspective we must consider how limited our options really are.
  • Sin, no matter how deep, cannot completely erase God’s image in us – that shows His faithfulnes