The Good Shepherd and His Sheep

1 “Very truly I tell you Pharisees, anyone who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber.
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      2 The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep.
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      3 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
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        • 3 10:3 - ver 4,5,14,16,27
        • 4 10:3 - ver 4,5,14,16,27
          4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice.
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              5 But they will never follow a stranger; in fact, they will run away from him because they do not recognize a stranger’s voice.”
              6 Jesus used this figure of speech, but the Pharisees did not understand what he was telling them.
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              7 Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep.
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              8 All who have come before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep have not listened to them.
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              9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.aThey will come in and go out, and find pasture.
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                • Š 10:9 - Or "kept safe"
                  10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
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