When Jesus said of himself as a true guide and shepherd, "I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture," he assured his followers of safety, sustenance, and freedom. What else could the door be but the Christ-example, if he was to reveal to men the way of entering into a new mode of life? Those who had a differing theory, like the Pharisees, he spoke of as thieves and robbers, climbing up "some other way.
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