The Good Shepherd promises shepherds after His own heart

Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding. This is one of my favorite word pictures in the Bible: God is our Shepherd (Psalm 23) and Jesus, our Good Shepherd. (John 10:1-14) In Jeremiah we see MANY references to shepherds, both good and bad.  … More The Good Shepherd promises shepherds after His own heart

When sheep become prey

Throughout the Old Testament, God compares His people to sheep. Psa.78:52  …He led forth His own people like sheep and guided them in the wilderness like a flock Psa.  95:7  …He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Is.  53:6  All of us like sheep have gone … More When sheep become prey

Piper: Not being afraid magnifies 5 great things about God

John Piper, in a sermon “Magnifying God With Money” from Luke 12:32-34- The first point of the text (in verse 32) is that God commands us not to fear when it comes to money and things. Don’t worry, don’t be afraid. “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give … More Piper: Not being afraid magnifies 5 great things about God

The Good Shepherd gets in the face of false shepherds

Throughout the Bible, God compares His people to sheep. Psa.78:52  …He led forth His own people like sheep and guided them in the wilderness like a flock Psa.  95:7  …He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Is.  53:6  All of us like sheep have gone astray, … More The Good Shepherd gets in the face of false shepherds