Jesus said, "I AM the Good Shepherd"

Jesus said, "I AM the Good Shepherd"

In the Gospel of John, Jesus proclaims eight “I AM” statements about His identity. But there is one “I AM” statement which differs from the rest. In this “I AM” statement Jesus uses a character noun with the emphasis on the adjective. Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd” (Jn. 10:11).

Christology: Jesus as God and Man

Christology: Jesus as God and Man

To claim that Jesus could not also be God because He was a man is an understandable position. But taking the presupposition that God exist, could not God—the Supreme Power—be able to become a man, whom He would have created, if He truly wanted to?