Is there anybody here that wants to live forever? If you want eternal life, you gotta get it from Jesus! “This is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son” (1 John 5:11).
Christ’s ministry began inside the fold—Christ’s sheep were already WITHIN the fold, prepared and made ready by John the Baptist. The shepherd entered the sheepfold to lead them OUT (e.g. Judaism) (v. 3).
No one actually called Jesus “Emmanuel” in the Bible. They called Him “Jesus,” because that is what His name says He came to do—Save His people from their sins. But He could not save anyone if He were not
“Emmanuel” — God with us!