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I have other sheep, too, that are not in this sheepfold. I must bring them also. They will listen to my voice, and there will be one flock with one shepherd. JOHN 10:16
Who, then, are the "other sheep"? There are two possible answers..............listen in to find out.
Cross Talk Radio Thurs, 8pm central : "I AM THE DOOR OF THE SHEEP"-Which door have you Opened ? a word on John 10 chapter from Our Good Shepherd
Jesus the True Shepherd
10 “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. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 4 And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. 5 Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” 6 Jesus used this illustration, but they did not understand the things which He spoke to them.
Jesus the Good Shepherd
7 Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8 All who ever came before Me[a] are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them. 9 I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. 10The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
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THE FIFTH TRUMPET
AND IN THOSE DAYS SHALL MEN SEEK DEATH AND SHALL NOT FIND IT.
AND SHALL DESIRE TO DIE , AND DEATH SHALL FLEE FROM THEM.
THE ONLY WAY TO RECEIVE ETERNAL LIFE IS THROUGH YESHUA.
HE IS THE DOOR AND GATE TO THE SHEEPFOLD.
THE TARES AND THE WHEAT WILL GROW UP TOGETHER UNTIL THE END OF THE HARVEST.
(BELIEVERS AND UNBELIEVERS)
HE WILL SAY ON HIS RIGHT COME BLESSED OF MY FATHER, ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN. TO THOSE WHO PROFESS CHRIST AND PROFESSS TO BE A CHRISTIAN OUTWARDLY BUT ARE NOT TRULY REPENTANT OR REBORN WHO BEAR NO GOOD FRUITS, HIS ANGELS WILL GATHER THEM ON HIS LEFT.
AND TO THOSE ON THE LEFT, GOATS AND TARES, HE WILL SAY, DEPART FROM ME, YOU WORKERS OF INIQUITY, I NEVER KNEW YOU.
Matthew 13: 3-13, 15, 18-30, 21-23, 25:31-46
IN THE PLACE OF THE DEAD THERE IS EXCITEMENT OVER YOUR ARRIVAL. (ANTICHRIST AND MYSTERY BABEL JUDGEMENT)
THE SPIRITS OF THE WORLD LEADERS AND MIGHTY KINGS LONG DEAD STAND UP TO SEE YOU.
(SPIRITS OF GIANTS, FALLEN ONES, WHO RULED OVER THE NATIONS OF THE EARTH)
in The Bible
Mat 7:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Exo_12:23 For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.
Joh_10:1 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Joh_10:2 But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
Joh_10:7 Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.
Joh_10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
Rev_3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Joh_14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Isa_14:13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
Deu_17:20 That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.
Scripture Text : John 10:1-21
Key Verses : John 10:1-4
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
To him the porter openeth: and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
10:1 Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit.
10:2 The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep.
10:3 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
10:4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.
10:5 They will not follow a stranger, but they will run from him because they do not know the voice of strangers."
10:6 Jesus used this figure of speech with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.
10:7 So again Jesus said to them, "Very truly, I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep.
10:8 All who came before me are thieves and bandits; but the sheep did not listen to them.
10:9 I am the gate. Whoever enters by me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.
10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly."
Last episode, we discussed the problematic interpretation of the parable of the Olive Tree Vineyard, offered by Sidney Sperry and still deferred to in the Church Education System.
This parable is meant to show the will of the Lord, concerning what is called the redemption of Zion, and it presages "a great evil" befalling the Lord's vineyard and his servants.
However, in the parable, the Lord sends one of his servants, later identified as Joseph Smith, the prophet, to gather the strength of his house and lead them in a military march to redeem Zion.
This presents no problem, if the application of the parable was to be understood in the early days of the Church, because Joseph Smith did gather the saints and march to the land of Zion, although the results were far from what was expected, given the parable.
The only other possible application of the parable is that it has not yet been fulfilled, and, if that is the case, and Joseph Smith is to lead "the army of the Lord" to redeem Zion, then he must do so as a resurrected being.
Today, we begin the discussion of this startling, but inspiring, possibility, from the holy scriptures.
In this episode, we will continue the study of the so-called "Bozrah Deliverence," wherein the "breaker" leads the house of Israel out from the lesser sheepfold in Edom.
The non-LDS Christian community largely ignores this prophecy, or associates it with the second coming of Christ, described in Isaiah 63.
However, it fits well the ongoing saga of the restoration, which features Joseph Smith, as the breaker, and the redemption of Zion by him, as messiah ben Joseph, under the direction of Messiah ben David, the King of Zion, according to the Jewish Midrash.
"kleptes kai lestes" means; THIEVES AND ROBBERS. ALL WHO CAME BEFORE ME WHERE THIEVES AND ROBBERS!!! All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. 9I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. 10The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. …
There many people teaching you how to enter in the sheepfold ANOTHER WAY (ascension, activate your kundalini, chant, vain repetitions, yoga, etc) IS A THIEF AND A ROBBER! "I tell you the truth, anyone who sneaks over the wall of a sheepfold, rather than going through the gate, must surely be a thief and a robber! Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. "I assure you: Anyone who doesn't enter the sheep pen by the door but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a robber. “Timeless truth I speak with you: whoever enters not by the gate to the sheepfold, but comes up from another place, is a thief and a robber.” JOHN 10:1