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PERSON OF CHRIST, Tape 11, *page 1*
PERSON OF CHRIST - 5-24-98
Tape Eleven, Jesus...My Security With God
By Pastor Fenton Moorhead
... outline. It's so important that we not only believe in Jesus Christ, that He is
the Son of God, that He is King of kings and Lord of lords, but that we personally
know Him for who He is Himself as a person.
And Jesus gave in the gospels, pictures of Himself in words. He wanted His
disciples to understand what He provided, every benefit He provided for them, and
why He came into the world.
And so one day He took the disciples aside and He said, "Okay guys,
teaching time, everybody listen. You know about shepherds and you know about
sheep," they were common, they were all over the land. They knew what shepherds
did, they knew how sheep acted, behaved, they saw it always.
And so Jesus took that and He said, "Truly, truly I say to you, the person who
doesn't go into the sheep fold by the door, he goes in some other way, he has one
purpose, he's a thief and a robber. He isn't interested in the welfare of the sheep, he
is interested in owning them and controlling them for his own profit and his own
gain. So there's a sheep fold, and if somebody comes in another way besides the
door." And they're really going to have to work at that, the
sheep folds that I've seen in Israel, are typically made of thorn bushes. You have to
really want to get in there if you're going to do that. So there's a lot of security in the
sheep fold, but if somebody climbs in another way, he's a thief and a robber. I want
you to know there is good news. Jesus is calling people, He's calling people to the
Father in heaven, and He's calling them to the safety and the security of the sheep
fold ,He's calling them home. The sheep fold is home to sheep.
"The one who climbs in another way is a thief and a robber. He who enters
by the door is a shepherd of the she ...
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