3 John 10:7-11So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8 All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. 9 I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.
4 John 10:7-1110 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. 11 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
5 Life is ____?Forrest Gump - Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get.F. Scott Peck - Life is difficult.Life is not a dress rehearsal, you only get to live it once.
6 Life is ____? A Rat Race A Bowl of Cherries A Series of Choices A Party
7 John 10:10aThe thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy.
9 Ecclesiastes 1:8…the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
10 Ecclesiastes 4:8[O]ne person has…no end to all his toil, and his eyes are never satisfied with riches, so that he never asks, “For whom am I toiling and depriving myself of pleasure?” This also is vanity and an unhappy business.
11 Ecclesiastes 5:10He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.
12 John 1:4In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
13 Double Meanings He is life, he gives life. He is light and he gives lightHe is bread, he provides bread.He is the resurrection and he provides resurrection.
14 John 3:15…that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.
15 John 10:10The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
16 John 3:16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
17 John 6:51I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.
18 John 6:53So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.”
19 John 5:40…yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.
20 John 10:28I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
21 John 10:18No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.
22 John 11:25Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live…
23 John 14:6Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
24 Psalm 36:9For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.
26 Vineszōē is used in the N.T. “of life in the absolute sense, life as God has it, that which the Father has in Himself, and which He gave to the Incarnate Son to have in Himself, and which the Son manifested in the world. From this life man has become alienated in consequence of the Fall, and of this life men become partakers through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ…
27 Translations/Paraphrases ESV - I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.NIV - I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.NLT - My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.
28 Translations/Paraphrases HCSV - I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance.MESSAGE - I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of.