The voice of the shepherd provides three things for the sheep. In part 1 we looked at the first – a means of calling the sheep to Himself. In part 2 we look at the other two – an evidence of ownership of the sheep and security for the sheep. An exposition of John 10:3-5.
The voice of the shepherd provides three things for the sheep. We look at the first – a means of calling the sheep to Himself. What is this call and how is it “heard.” An exposition of John 10:3-5.
False teachers abound. They have been a constant plague to the people of God in both the Old and New Testaments. In John 10 Jesus identifies those who pose a danger to the sheep – the thieves and robbers. An exposition of John 10:1-2.
This is an overview of the 10th chapter of John’s Gospel. Jesus gives the Good Shepherd Discourse to His enemies. An exposition of John 10:1-42.
This passage gives us Jesus’ interpretation of the significance of the miracle of the healing of the man born blind. An exposition of John 9:39-41.
Preached on Resurrection Sunday Morning. When the healed man finally sees Jesus for the first time, he gives evidence that his profession of faith is truly expressive of a regenerated heart – he worships Jesus. An exposition of John 9:35-38.
The blind man stands for a second time before the unbelieving Jewish Pharisees. Rather than cowering in fear at their threats, the formerly blind man goes on the offensive and boldly counters their unbelief. An exposition of John 9:30-34.
Jim Osman was born in May of 1972 and has lived in Sandpoint since he was 3 years old. He achieved his life’s ambition by graduating from Sandpoint High School in 1990. Jim came to know Christ through the ministry of Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp. Kootenai Community Church has always been his home church, attending Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Youth Group.
After graduating from High School, he attended Millar College of the Bible in Pambrun, Saskatchewan. It was at Bible College that Jim met his wife to be, Diedre, who was also enrolled as a student. Jim graduated with a three year diploma in April of 1993 and married Diedre in August of that same year. He returned to Millar to further his education in September of 1994 and graduated from the Fourth Year Internship Program with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Ministries in April of 1995.
Jim and Diedre returned to Sandpoint where Jim began working in construction and as a Roofing Materials Application Specialist (roofer) until he was asked to take over as the Preaching Elder of Kootenai Community Church in December of 1996. Now he counts it as his greatest privilege to be involved in ministering in the Church that ministered to him for so many years. It has been a great adventure!
Jim is the author of Truth or Territory: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual Warfare, Selling the Stairway to Heaven, and The Prosperity of the Wicked: A Study of Psalm 73. Jim and Diedre have four children: Taryn, Shepley, Ayden and Liam.