Thematic Bible

John 10:1 (show verse)

In truth I tell you, whoever does not go into the sheepfold through the door, but climbs up at some other place, that man is a thief and a robber;

John 10:2 (show verse)

But the man who goes in through the door is shepherd to the sheep.

John 10:3 (show verse)

For him the watchman opens the door; and the sheep listen to his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.

John 10:4 (show verse)

When he has brought them all out, he walks in front of them, and his sheep follow him, because they know his voice.

John 10:5 (show verse)

They will not follow a stranger, but will run away from him; because they do not know a stranger's voice."

John 10:6 (show verse)

This was the allegory that Jesus told them, but they did not understand of what he was speaking.

John 10:7 (show verse)

So he continued: "In truth I tell you, I am the Door for the sheep.

John 10:8 (show verse)

All who came before me were thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not listen to them.

John 10:9 (show verse)

I am the Door; he who goes in through me will be safe, and he will go in and out and find pasture.

John 10:10 (show verse)

The thief comes only to steal, to kill, and to destroy; I have come that they may have Life, and may have it in greater fullness.

John 10:11 (show verse)

I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down his life for his sheep.

John 10:12 (show verse)

The hired man who is not a shepherd, and who does not own the sheep, when he sees a wolf coming, leaves them and runs away; then the wolf seizes them, and scatters the flock.

John 10:13 (show verse)

He does this because he is only a hired man and does not care about the sheep.

John 10:14 (show verse)

I am the Good Shepherd; and I know my sheep, and my sheep know me--

John 10:15 (show verse)

Just as the Father knows me and I know the Father--and I lay down my life for the sheep.

John 10:16 (show verse)

I have other sheep besides, which do not belong to this fold; I must lead them also, and they will listen to my voice; and they shall become one flock under 'one Shepherd.'

John 10:17 (show verse)

This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life- -to receive it again.

John 10:18 (show verse)

No one took it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to receive it again. This is the command which I received from my Father."

John 10:19 (show verse)

In consequence of these words a difference of opinion again arose among the Jews.

John 10:20 (show verse)

Many of them said: "He is possessed by a demon and is mad; why do you listen to him?"

John 10:21 (show verse)

Others said: "This is not the teaching of one who is possessed by a demon. Can a demon give sight to the blind?"

John 10:22 (show verse)

Soon after this the Festival of the Re-dedication was held at Jerusalem.

John 10:23 (show verse)

It was winter; and Jesus was walking in the Temple Courts, in the Colonnade of Solomon,

John 10:24 (show verse)

When the Jews gathered round him, and said: "How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us so frankly."

John 10:25 (show verse)

"I have told you so," replied Jesus, "and you do not believe me. The work that I am doing in my Father's name bears testimony to me.

John 10:26 (show verse)

But you do not believe me, because you are not of my flock.

John 10:27 (show verse)

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me;

John 10:28 (show verse)

And I give them Immortal Life, and they shall not be lost; nor shall any one snatch them out of my hands.
Christ » Gifts of » Eternal life
Christ » Inseparable believers constantly » Held close by his hand
Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He protects and preserves
Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He gives eternal life to
Endowments » Spiritual promised » Eternal life
Endowments » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Eternal life
Following » Those that follow jesus Christ
Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » Eternal life
Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Eternal life
Giving and gifts » Those that God the father gave to jesus Christ
God » Hand of » Upon men for blessing
God » Spiritual promised » Eternal life
God's Promises » Of spiritual gifts » Eternal life
Inseparable Christ » Held close by his hand
Jesus Christ » God the father being the head of jesus Christ
Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He protects and preserves
Jesus Christ » Jesus Christ, God the father, and the holy spirit being one
Jesus Christ » History of » Teaches in the temple (at jerusalem) at the feast of dedication
Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He gives eternal life to
Life » Eternal » General references to
Eternal life » General references to
Eternal life » Given » By Christ
Eternal life » Saints » Are preserved unto
Perishing » Who shall not perish
Perseverance » Maintained through » The power of Christ
Power » Of Christ » As the son of God, is the power of God
The power of Christ » As the son of God, is the power of God
Protection » Of God, is » Effectual
Seven » Gifts of Christ » Eternal life
Spiritual » Gifts spiritual, promised » Eternal life
Temple » Herod the great's temple » Jesus teaches in
God, Trinity » Each person in, described as » Source of eternal life
Unbelief » Why some do not believe the lord
Witness » God the father giving witness to jesus Christ

John 10:29 (show verse)

What my Father has entrusted to me is more than all else; and no one can snatch anything out of the Father's hands.

John 10:30 (show verse)

The Father and I are one."

John 10:31 (show verse)

The Jews again brought stones to throw at him;

John 10:32 (show verse)

And seeing this, Jesus said: "I have done before your eyes many good actions, inspired by the Father; for which of them would you stone me?"

John 10:33 (show verse)

"It is not for any good action that we would stone you," answered the Jews, "but for blasphemy; and because you, who are only a man, make yourself out to be God."

John 10:34 (show verse)

"Are there not," replied Jesus, "these words in your Law--'I said "Ye are gods"'?

John 10:35 (show verse)

If those to whom God's word were addressed were said to be 'gods'--and Scripture cannot be set aside--

John 10:36 (show verse)

Do you say of one whom the Father has consecrated and sent as his Messenger to the world 'You are blaspheming,' because I said 'I am God's Son'?

John 10:37 (show verse)

If I am not doing the work that my Father is doing, do not believe me;

John 10:38 (show verse)

If I am doing it, even though you do not believe me, believe what that work shows; so that you may understand, and understand more and more clearly, that the Father is in union with me, and I with the Father."

John 10:39 (show verse)

Upon this the Jews again sought to arrest him; but he escaped their hands.

John 10:40 (show verse)

Then Jesus again crossed the Jordan to the place where John used to baptize at first, and stayed there some time, during which many people came to see him.

John 10:41 (show verse)

"John gave no sign of his mission," they said; "but everything that he said about this man was true."

John 10:42 (show verse)

And many learned to believe in Jesus there.