He is the Good Shepherd: the redemption of salvation was purchased by his blood (John 10:11, 14). This speaks of God’s grace.
He is the Great Shepherd: his resurrection power makes our service to God acceptable (Heb 13:20–21). This speaks of God’s guidance.
He is the Chief Shepherd: the reward for faithful service (1 Pet 5:4). This speaks of God’s glory.
- John 10:11 - 14
- Hebrews 13:20 - 21
- 1 Peter 5:4 - 4