We understand that Jesus is the Good Shepherd, but are we allowing Him to truly guide and shepherd us in our everyday life? In this episode, we listen to a guest sermon by Stephen Manley who investigates the concept of “guide” and shows how it applies to Jesus. Do we merely want information about Jesus or do we want Jesus? Do we want religious activities or do we actually desire for Him to guide and lead us in our lives?
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Episode 008 Overview
In this episode, you will …
- learn how we often misunderstand what it means for Jesus to be our Good Shepherd
- understand what it means for Jesus to truly lead and guide us in our lives
- discover the vibrant reality of the Christian life sourced (indwelt) by the Spirit of God
- and you will get to hear from one of my favorite people in the world
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NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The deeperChristian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.