Jesus is the Door

…simple joy by simpler living

Continuing the responses for the online Bible Study. All women are welcome to join at

Today’s passage is about Jesus being The Door.

‭John‬ ‭10:7‭-‬9‬ ‭ESV‬
So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.

I looked up a few of the original Greek words in Strong’s concordance and Vine’s Bible Dictionary to try to understand this verse more deeply. 

Door – G2374 thura

This is the same Greek word used in Rev. 3:20 of Christ’s “entrance” into a repentant believers heart.

Jesus is the door/portal/gate of the sheep/His children. 

Saved – G4982  sōzō

delivered, protected (literally or figuratively), heal, preserve, do well, make whole, inclusively for all the blessings bestowed by God on men in Christ

If anyone enters through Jesus, he will be saved/delivered/made whole...

Pasture – G5342 nomē (noun)

food (pasturage), (figuratively in John 10:9)– an area covered with grass or other plants used or suitable for the grazing of livestock 

…and will go in and out and find pasture/provision.

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