What are the Good Shepherd’s roles and routines?


Jesus Quotes and God Thoughts

I want to understand Jesus. I want to fully know Him. I can know more by understanding the roles and routines of THE good shepherd Jesus.

It should be understood that Jesus is “the” good shepherd, not simply “a” good shepherd, as others may be, but He is unique in character.

Jesus lays down His life for me. Now that is stunning. Who would do that? Why would He do that?

The Greek word kalos, translated “good,” describes that which is noble, wholesome, good, and beautiful, in contrast to that which is wicked, mean, foul, and unlovely. It signifies not only that which is good inwardly — character — but also that which is attractive outwardly.

It is an innate goodness. Therefore, in using the phrase “the good shepherd,” Jesus is referencing His inherent goodness, His righteousness, and His beauty. As shepherd of the sheep, He is the one who…

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