The Good Shepherd: The Gospel Accounts: A Chronological Harmony

The Good Shepherd

Reading Assignment:

John 9:1-41


Did you understand what you read?

  1. What is the difference between a thief and a shepherd?
  2. Whom will sheep follow? Whom will they not follow?
  3. Did this illustration clarify things for Jesus’ listeners?
  4. What did Jesus mean by calling himself the door?
  5. What is the difference between a hired shepherd and a shepherd who owns his flock?
  6. What was Jesus prepared to do for his sheep? Would it be permanent? Is this being forced on Jesus?
  7. Who would be the other sheep Jesus is referring to?
  8. What controversy did Jesus statements cause?