Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. John 10:10b says ‘I have come that they may have life and may have if abundantly.’ We sang this verse many times, and in such an easy way we all memorised it! John 6:33,51 For the bread of God is he which comes down from heaven, and gives life to the world... John 12:47 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. And herein He hath doubtless given us to know, as we may understand it, that there are good shepherds. Spiritual » Abundance, of God's gifts » Abundant life John 10:10 KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version. Our Lord here appropriates to Himself the title under which He had been foretold by the Prophets. So let's look at what that means to us. In John 10:10, Jesus reveals this: “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” Discover how Jesus gives us an abundant life now on earth and eternally in heaven.

1. VIII, On the Words of the Gospel, John x. However, that life is "abundant" from a heavenly perspective, not an earthly perspective. 8 All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. Their ungodly conduct is a snare to the simple, and the occasion of much scandal to the cause of Christ. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. Nonetheless, Jesus not only gives us the promise of eternal life in heaven, He also gives us an abundant life here on earth. you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal? Let none apply this censure to any one class of preachers, exclusively. Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way... Ezekiel 34:2-4 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD to the shepherds... Hosea 7:1 When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood... Matthew 21:13 And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

Might have it more abundantly - That they might have an abundance, meaning either of life, or of all necessary good things; greater felicity than ever was enjoyed under any period of the Mosaic dispensation; and it is certain that Christians have enjoyed greater blessings and privileges than were ever possessed by the Jews, even in the promised land. It is so enjoyable to sing it with all the saints, even while having breakfast together. Romans 2:21 You therefore which teach another, teach you not yourself? Log in, Based on the Blood of Christ, God Forgives and Forgets our Sins and we Fellowship with God, We need to See and Appropriate the Contents of the New Covenant as God’s Bequests to us, Our Shepherding in Mutuality according to God’s Heart builds up the Body of Christ, To Shepherd according to God we need to Become God in Life, Nature, and Function, Christ is the Chief Shepherd, the Shepherd of our Souls, and our Eternal Shepherd, We need to Enjoy Christ as the Good Shepherd and the Great Shepherd of the Sheep, Christ takes All-inclusive, Tender Care of us: He Shepherds us in the Enjoyment of Himself, A Timely Word Concerning the World Situation and the Lord’s Recovery, Knowing and Experiencing the All-inclusive, Extensive Christ, The One New Man Fulfilling God’s Purpose in Creating Man, Development of the Kingdom of God in the Church Life and the Christian Life, Living in the Reality of the Body of Christ by Keeping the Principles of the Body (2019 ICSC), Propagating the Resurrected, Ascended, and All-inclusive Christ as the Development of the Kingdom of God, 2018 Int’l Chinese-Speaking Conference – banners, March 2020 Letter RE: Pandemic and the Church Life, Raising up the Next Generation for the Lord in the Church Life, The Mystery of the Human Life – Gospel Tract, The One New Man Fulfilling God’s Purpose in Creating Man (2019 fall ITERO), Crystallization-Study of Numbers (2) – HWMR – 2019 Summer Training, The Experience of Christ – Holy Word for Morning Revival (2019 MDC), The Development of the Kingdom of God in the Church Life and the Christian Life (2019 spring ITERO).