Can I Know God Personally?
Scripture: John 10:1–10:21
I am the good shepherd.
I know my sheep and my sheep know me,
and I lay down my life for my sheep.
Intro: Do you know anybody who is famous?
1. What a privilege we have to introduce you to Jesus!
2. Nobody is really neutral. Everybody takes Jesus personally – (John 9)
one way or the other!
3. Jesus said, “I am the gate,” the way to know God (John 10:7-10)
4. Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd…” (John 10:11)
What does a good shepherd do?
- He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. (John 10:3)
- He leads them. (John 10:4)
- He lays down his life for them. (John 10:11)
I know my sheep and my sheep know me…
and I lay down my life for my sheep.”
5. Do you hear his call? Do you recognize his voice?
A true story of a Christian in Timbuktu