Jesus Laid His Life Down For You
John 10:16-18 KJV
(16) And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they
shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.
(17) Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it
(18) No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and
I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.
I got to thinking on the Good Shepherd. He is always in the lead. He will defend the sheep
at all cost and protect them. He loves them as his own. A hireling will often times not care
of the sheep. In recent months
I knew a minister that push people away to try and keep them safe. It did not help. Instead
of helping it cause many to fall away or go in other churches. That is often the price of
making the wrong decisions in life. We often forget who is in charge and we need to follow
Jesus, for He will defend us. He will protect us, because He already has when He died on
the cross for our sins. He paid the price for our sins. Something we could not do, and then