Jesus is our Good Shepherd and lays down His life for us

Scripture references

John 10:1–21 (ASV)

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. 2But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 3To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. 4When he hath put forth all his own, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. 5And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. 6This parable spake Jesus unto them: but the...

John 10:14 (ASV)

14I am the good shepherd; and I know mine own, and mine own know me,

Stories

Just before Eva turned seventeen, she was faithless and plagued with many questions about life and eternity. But one day while reading John 10, it dawned on her that she was a lost sheep, and that Jesus was the only good shepherd.