That was not the wolf which the Good Shepherd saved us from.
Then, in John x., we find the Son presented as the Good Shepherd.
This suggests the rest into which our Good Shepherd leads His flock.
The flock obeyed him because they knew his voice as that of their Good Shepherd.
You've been a Good Shepherd to me when I was a very sulky sheep.
I am the Good Shepherd: the Good Shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.'
“I will lead on softly, according as the flock and the children be able to endure,” said Jacob, and so says every Good Shepherd.
It is the same as that which is rendered "good" when we read of "the Good Shepherd" (John x. 11).
He knew he was safe in the hands of the Good Shepherd, who would carry him tenderly home, and his heart was full of humble joy.
The Good Shepherd, the Shepherd of shepherds, justifies the belief.
A title of Jesus, based on a passage in the Gospel of John, where he says, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep,” and “I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.” The metaphor of God as a shepherd is also found in the Old Testament. The Twenty-third Psalm begins, “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want,” and a passage in the Book of Isaiah says that God “shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm.”