What Child Is This? “Awake! – Shepherds” – Luke 2:18-18
What Child is This? He is a shepherd!
John 10:11. "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep."
- Throughout the Bible, shepherds are mentioned over 100 times.
Abel Genesis 4:2
Abraham Genesis 24:35
Job Job 42:12
Jesus John 10:14-16
"I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd."
Jacob Genesis 30.
Rachel Genesis 29
David 1 Samuel 16:1,10-13
What Child Is This? He is my Shepherd!
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters." Psalm 23:1-2
What Child Is This? He is the Shepherd who provides!
The lost sheep Matthew 18:10-14.
What Child is This? He is the Shepherd that goes looking for us!
"He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young." Isaiah 40:11
What Child is This? He is the Shepherd who restores, empowers, and entrusts!
He said to him, "Feed my lambs." "Tend my sheep." "Feed my sheep." John 21:15-17
Now go and tell everyone what has been heard,
seen and experienced concerning who this child is…
just as the shepherds did on that first Christmas in Bethlehem.
What Child is This? He is a shepherd…the good shepherd!