Jesus is the Good Shepherd Posted in: Lifestyle Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep,” John 10:11. At first glance, this fact makes the Shepherd appear foolish. What flock of sheep is worth dying for? But the Good Shepherd, who owns the flock, embraces the apparent foolishness and futility in dying for the sheep. God’s love is hidden under the suffering and the cross. The sheep are not valuable in themselves, but the love of the Good Shepherd places the value of His own life upon the sheep. To Him, they are worth dying for. He loves their ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!