John 10:7-21 - Jesus The Good Shepherd
7 So Jesus said to them again, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8 "All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them. 9 "I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. 10 "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
11 "I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. 12 "He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. 13 "He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
14 "I am the good shepherd, and I know My own and My own know Me, 15 even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep. 16 "I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd. 17 "For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again. 18 "No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay it down on My own initiative I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again This commandment I received from My Father."
19 A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words. 20 Many of them were saying, "He has a demon and is insane. Why do you listen to Him?" 21 Others were saying, "These are not the sayings of one demon-possessed A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?"
John 18:33-40 - Pilate Questions Jesus
John 19:17-27 - Jesus Is Crucified
John 20:30-31 - Why This Book Was Written
John 21:15-19 - Peter Is Restored Three Times
John 24:15-31 - Jesus Promises The Holy Spirit
John 10:7-21 - Jesus The Good Shepherd
Acts 1:4-8 - The Holy Spirit Promised
Acts 2:1-13 - Pentecost And The Coming Of The Holy Spirit
Acts 3:12-26 - Peter Preaches In The Temple
Acts 4:1-4 - Peter And John Arrested
Acts 5:1-11 - Ananias And Sapphira Lie To The Holy Spirit
The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it. For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers.
"Behold, to the LORD your God belong heaven and the highest heavens, the earth and all that is in it.
"Who has given to Me that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is Mine.
The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham, For the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted.
The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all it contains, You have founded them.
"Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine The soul who sins will die.
"Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you.
"I will say to the north, 'Give them up!' And to the south, 'Do not hold them back ' Bring My sons from afar And My daughters from the ends of the earth, Everyone who is called by My name, And whom I have created for My glory, Whom I have formed, even whom I have made."
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. "You shall have no other gods before Me.
'I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. 'You shall have no other gods before Me.
'For the sons of Israel are My servants; they are My servants whom I brought out from the land of Egypt. I am the LORD your God.
But now, thus says the LORD, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine!
for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
"But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
"Sanctify to Me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the sons of Israel, both of man and beast; it belongs to Me."
"The first offspring from every womb belongs to Me, and all your male livestock, the first offspring from cattle and sheep.
'However, a firstborn among animals, which as a firstborn belongs to the LORD, no man may consecrate it; whether ox or sheep, it is the LORD'S.
"For all the firstborn are Mine; on the day that I struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified to Myself all the firstborn in Israel, from man to beast. They shall be Mine; I am the LORD."
and bring to the house of our God the firstborn of our sons and of our cattle, and the firstborn of our herds and our flocks as it is written in the law, for the priests who are ministering in the house of our God.
"Then it shall be, when you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance, and you possess it and live in it, that you shall take some of the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that the LORD your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.
and that they might bring the first fruits of our ground and the first fruits of all the fruit of every tree to the house of the LORD annually,
Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
'Thus all the tithe of the land, of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S; it is holy to the LORD.
"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me! But you say, 'How have we robbed You?' In tithes and offerings. "You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you! "Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this," says the LORD of hosts, "if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.
"Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! "You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.
And He said to him, " 'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.'
AND YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH.'
'You are to perform My judgments and keep My statutes, to live in accord with them; I am the LORD your God. 'So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the LORD.
'You shall thus observe all My statutes and all My ordinances and do them; I am the LORD.'"
"So you shall keep My commandments, and do them; I am the LORD.
'I am the LORD your God; walk in My statutes and keep My ordinances and observe them.
'For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.'"
"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.
'You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the LORD your God.
1 Peter 1:15-16
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."
'You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
"You shall not profane My holy name, but I will be sanctified among the sons of Israel; I am the LORD who sanctifies you, who brought you out from the land of Egypt, to be your God; I am the LORD."
'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
'You shall keep My sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
'Sanctify My sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between Me and you, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.'
'Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves molten gods; I am the LORD your God.
"For some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and a group of about four hundred men joined up with him. But he was killed, and all who followed him were dispersed and came to nothing.
Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great;
Professing to be wise, they became fools,
'I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;
What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.
1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;
1 John 2:6
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.
2 Samuel 15:3
Then Absalom would say to him, "See, your claims are good and right, but no man listens to you on the part of the king."
2 Samuel 19:43
But the men of Israel answered the men of Judah and said, "We have ten parts in the king, therefore we also have more claim on David than you. Why then did you treat us with contempt? Was it not our advice first to bring back our king?" Yet the words of the men of Judah were harsher than the words of the men of Israel.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
'You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the LORD your God.
"But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. "All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
So I answered them and said to them, "The God of heaven will give us success; therefore we His servants will arise and build, but you have no portion, right or memorial in Jerusalem."
and I said to you, "I am the LORD your God; you shall not fear the gods of the Amorites in whose land you live. But you have not obeyed Me."'"
For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.
"I am the LORD, that is My name; I will not give My glory to another, Nor My praise to graven images.
"But from now on THE SON OF MAN WILL BE SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND of the power OF GOD."
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
And the book of the prophet Isaiah was handed to Him. And He opened the book and found the place where it was written, "THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME, BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR. HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE TO THE CAPTIVES, AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND, TO SET FREE THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED, TO PROCLAIM THE FAVORABLE YEAR OF THE LORD."read more.
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am."
"If Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebul. "And if I by Beelzebul cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? So they will be your judges. "But if I cast out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.
"If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand? "If I by Beelzebul cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? For this reason they will be your judges. "But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life."
"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
And why not say (as we are slanderously reported and as some claim that we say), "Let us do evil that good may come"? Their condemnation is just.
So Jesus said to them again, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.
And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ, a King."
"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.
"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
"For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.
"If You are the Christ, tell us." But He said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe;
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.
The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when that One comes, He will declare all things to us." Jesus said to her, "I who speak to you am He."
"Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins." So they were saying to Him, "Who are You?" Jesus said to them, "What have I been saying to you from the beginning? "I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you, but He who sent Me is true; and the things which I heard from Him, these I speak to the world."read more.
Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" And Jesus said to him, "It is as you say."
"Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise believe because of the works themselves.
Pilate questioned Him, "Are You the King of the Jews?" And He answered him, "It is as you say."
So Pilate asked Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" And He answered him and said, "It is as you say."
They have set their mouth against the heavens, And their tongue parades through the earth.
"Then as for the prophet or the priest or the people who say, 'The oracle of the LORD,' I will bring punishment upon that man and his household.
As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, "If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar."
The Jews answered Him, "For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God."
"For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will mislead many.
"Many will come in My name, saying, 'I am He!' and will mislead many.
The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by that law He ought to die because He made Himself out to be the Son of God."
And He said, "See to it that you are not misled; for many will come in My name, saying, 'I am He,' and, 'The time is near ' Do not go after them.
But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God." Jesus said to him, "You have said it yourself; nevertheless I tell you, hereafter you will see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."
But He kept silent and did not answer Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?" And Jesus said, "I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."
And they all said, "Are You the Son of God, then?" And He said to them, "Yes, I am."
"HE TRUSTS IN GOD; LET GOD RESCUE Him now, IF HE DELIGHTS IN HIM; for He said, 'I am the Son of God.'"
"Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins but God alone?"
The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?"
"I and the Father are one."
Jesus said to him, "Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
Topics on Claims
Jesus Claims To Be The Christ
The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when that One comes, He will declare all things to us."
Old Testament Claims Inspiration
The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?