Category Archives: I Am

I AM the Gate

John 10:1-18 Introduction This passage is figurative. (John 10:6) There are 8 components of the extended metaphor in this section: The shepherd is the caretaker and owner of the sheep. The sheep (flock) are the animals that the shepherd loves … Continue reading

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I AM

“Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!” John 8:58 This verse comes at the end of a rather long discussion between Jesus and the Jewish leaders that began with the validity of His testimony, and moved to … Continue reading

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The Great “I AM”

“When Jesus said, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground.” (John 18:6) Picture this: The soldiers have come to arrest Jesus, who asks them who they are looking for. “Jesus of Nazareth,” they say.  “I am … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

‘…”I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”’ (John 8:12) This is one of the great “I am” statements that Jesus made in John’s Gospel.  Notice … Continue reading

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“I AM!”

‘”I tell you the truth,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!”’ (John 8:58) Jesus was before Abraham!  This came as a shock to those who heard Him say so, and even more so because of the way He … Continue reading

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Come on in!

“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, and find pasture.” (John 10:9) Another of the “I am” statements of Jesus, this time He is saying that He is the … Continue reading

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The Resurrection and the Life

“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25-26) Well do … Continue reading

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