On John 10.11-13
THE LORD JESUS, speaking to his sheep, both the present ones and the future ones who were then there (for [there] where those already his sheep were, there were those who were going to be his sheep), just so to the present ones and to the future ones, both to those and to us and even to as many as after us will be his sheep, he showed who was sent to them. Therefore, all hear the voice of their Shepherd, saying, "I am the good shepherd." He would not add "good" unless there were evil shepherds. But the evil shepherds, these are the thieves and the robbers, 1. or indeed, at best, the hired hands.
(2) For we ought to search out, to distinguish, to know all the personages which he has posited. For the Lord has already opened up two things which were to some extent closed, once he had proposed them. 2. Now we know that he himself is the gate; 3. we know that he himself is the shepherd. It was made clear in yesterday's reading who the thieves and robbers are; but today we have heard "hired hand," and we have heard "wolf." Yesterday the gatekeeper was named also. Therefore, among the good are the gate, the gatekeeper, the shepherd, and the sheep; among the evil, thieves and robbers, hired hands, the wolf.
2. We learn that the gate is the Lord Christ, the shepherd himself. Who is the gatekeeper? For he himself explained these two things, he left the gatekeeper to us to seek out. And what did he say about the gatekeeper? He said, "The gate‐____________________