Jesus told His disciples many times that He would be with them and look after them forever. Once He told them He was like a good shepherd. A shepherd is someone who looks after his flock of sheep. And a good shepherd is one who is very kind to his animals and who looks after them very well. He protects them. Jesus will never forget anyone in his flock, and He will do everything He can to help them. When we have Jesus as a friend, we are safe.