Tag Archives: the Good Shepherd

A Shepherd for the Sheep

You’ve got to admire Moses. He has come a long way from “send someone else” (Exodus 4:13). What’s ironic though, is that it’s evident by the fact that, at the end of his life, he’s still praying, “send someone else.” … Continue reading

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Forever Our Shepherd

Learned a new theological term this Fall in our study of the attributes of God – simplicity. God’s simplicity, or to use a more modern term His unity, asserts that God is not a composition of His attributes but that … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd Lays Down His Life

They were choked that He made mud on the Sabbath. Never mind that with that mud He made a man born blind to see, the fact that He spat on the ground and made mud on the Sabbath was enough … Continue reading

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What They Needed the Most

No matter how you might want to define “success,” the apostles’ first solo preaching tour was a success (Mark 6:7-13). Two by two, they went with power, Jesus having granted them authority over unclean spirits. They went by faith, taking … Continue reading

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The Promised Shepherd

Lot of judgin’ going on in the prophets. The rebellious and adulteress house of Israel is judged. The adulteress and rebellious house of Judah is judged. The people are judged. The leaders are judged. And even their enemies are judged. … Continue reading

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The Voice

They were all wrapped around the wheel about a blind man seeing, but Jesus decided to change the subject on them–He wanted to talk about hearing. They questioned the claim that the blind man seeing was ever really blind (Jn. … Continue reading

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All The Way My Savior Leads Me

It’s the words of an old man whose time on earth is almost done that captures my thoughts this morning. A man who’s been through a lot and has a story or two he could tell. Stories from his youth, … Continue reading

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Shelter and a Shepherd

While there may be debate as to who exactly they are, it seems pretty clear to me where they are. Those “coming out of the great tribulation” might specifically refer to believers martyred after the opening of the fifth seal … Continue reading

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Think of great Scripture passages about the Great Shepherd and you’re likely to go immediately to Psalm 23, “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Think on it just a bit more, and John 10 probably isn’t far … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Shelter and Shepherd

Hovering over the latter part of Revelation 7 this morning. What an awesome sight John beholds. A great multitude. Literally beyond numbering. A diverse gathering. From every nation. Representatives from all tribes and peoples and languages. Diverse, yet all wearing … Continue reading

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