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In the story of the Good Shepherd, Jesus makes the point that the sheep know the voice of their shepherd. That is because, says John Lewis in his commentary, they spend long hours together and learn to recognize each other. We, too, only come to know Jesus by spending time with him.
Session V of “Remaining in Christ: Jesus’ ‘I am’ statements in the gospel of John” starts here.