Scripture Readings

Thursday, June 6, 2013

John 9:39-10:9 (Gospel)

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And Jesus said, “For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”
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Then some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these words, and said to Him, “Are we blind also?”
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Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.
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Most assuredly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
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But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
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To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
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And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.
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Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.
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Jesus used this illustration, but they did not understand the things which He spoke to them.
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Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.
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All who ever came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
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I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.