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Gospel of John - #19 - Jesus Rebukes the Jewish Leaders


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The parable of the Good Shepherd points to both the failings of the Jewish leadership and the eventual redemptive work of the true leader and shepherd of Israel.

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Gospel of John - #19 - Jesus Rebukes the Jewish Leaders

  1. 1. Gospel of John Jesus the God/Man #19 Jesus Rebukes the Jewish Leaders Mike Mazzalongo
  2. 2. Review • • • • • • • • • • Challenged by family Teaches the people Crowd is divided ENTRAPMENT Belief & Disbelief Disciples are divided Heals blind man Leadership attack Reveals Himself to blind man Rebukes leadership
  3. 3. “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and 2 But he who enters by the door is a a robber. shepherd of the sheep. - John 10:1-2
  4. 4. 3 To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by 4 When he puts forth name and leads them out.  all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. - John 10:3-4
  5. 5. 5 A stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers.” - John 10:5
  6. 6. 6 This figure of speech Jesus spoke to them, but they did not understand what those things were which He had been saying to them. - John 10:6
  7. 7. 7 So Jesus said to them again, “Truly, truly, I say to 8 All who came you, I am the door of the sheep.  before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them. - John 10:7-8
  8. 8. 9 I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill pasture.  and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. - John 10:9-10
  9. 9. 11 “I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd 12 He who is a lays down His life for the sheep.  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 13 He flees snatches them and scatters them.  because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep. - John 10:11-13
  10. 10. 14 I am the good shepherd, and I know My own 15 even as the Father and My own know Me,  knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down 16 I have other sheep, which My life for the sheep.  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. - John 10:14-16
  11. 11. 17 For this reason the Father loves Me, because 18 No I lay down My life so that I may take it again.  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.” - John 10:17-18
  12. 12. The Good Shepherd… 1. Knows His sheep 2. Sacrifices for His sheep 3. Unites His sheep
  13. 13. 19 A division occurred again among the Jews 20 Many of them were because of these words.  saying, “He has a demon and is insane. Why do 21 Others were saying, you listen to Him?” “These are not the sayings of one demonpossessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?” - John 10:19-21
  14. 14. 22 At that time the Feast of the Dedication took 23 it was winter, and Jesus place at Jerusalem;  was walking in the temple in the portico 24 The Jews then gathered around of Solomon.  Him, and were saying to Him, “How long will You keep us in suspense? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly.” - John 10:22-24
  15. 15. 25 Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe; the works that I do in My Father’s 26 But you do not name, these testify of Me.  believe because you are not of My sheep. - John 10:25-26
  16. 16. 27 My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and 28 and I give eternal life to them, they follow Me;  and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand. - John 10:27-28
  17. 17. 29 My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch 30 I and the Father them out of the Father’s hand.  are one.” 31 The Jews picked up stones again to stone Him.  - John 10:29-31
  18. 18. Jesus Answers Their Questions 1. True believers accept His witness.
  19. 19. Jesus Answers Their Questions 1. True believers accept His witness. 2. The Father wills eternal life.
  20. 20. Jesus Answers Their Questions 1. True believers accept His witness. 2. The Father wills eternal life. 3. Jesus and the Father are One.
  21. 21. 32 Jesus answered them, “I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?” - John 10:32
  22. 22. 33 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.” - John 10:33
  23. 23. 34 Jesus answered them, “Has it not been written 35 If he in your Law, ‘I SAID, YOU ARE GODS’?  called them gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture cannot be broken), - John 10:34-35
  24. 24. 36 do   you say of Him, whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, ‘You are blaspheming,’ because I said, ‘I am the Son of 37 If I do not do the works of My Father, do God’?  38 but if I do them, though you not believe Me;  do not believe Me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father.” - John 10:36-38
  25. 25. 39 Therefore they were seeking again to seize Him, and He eluded their grasp. - John 10:39
  26. 26. 40 And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He 41 Many came to Him and were was staying there. saying, “While John performed no sign, yet everything John said about this man was true.” - John 10:40-41
  27. 27. 42 Many believed in Him there. - John 10:42