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Friday, December 23, 2016

The Good Shepherd – 3rd century

The Good Shepherd – 3rd century

One of the Earliest Depictions of Christ 
“The Good Shepherd” image is found in the St. Callisto catacomb in Rome and is believed to have been painted around the 3rd century.




Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons
John 10:13-15
13The man runs away because he is a hired servant and is unconcerned for the sheep. 
14I am the good shepherd. I know My sheep and My sheep know Me, 
15just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father. And I lay down My life for the sheep.…

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