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

This my song through endless ages— Jesus led me all the way

Psalm 78: 52  Then he led out his people like sheep and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. C.H. Spurgeon comments on this verse in The Treasury of David: The contrast is striking, and ought never to have been forgotten by the people. The wolves were slain in heaps, the sheep were carefully gathered, … More This my song through endless ages— Jesus led me all the way

The God of peace does two things for us through our Great Shepherd.

John Piper, in a sermon “The God of Peace Brought from the Dead the Good Shepherd” And what will that mean for you? Our text mentions two things. Hebrews 13:20-21: “Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of … More The God of peace does two things for us through our Great Shepherd.

J. C. Ryle: The youngest, the weakest, the sickliest of His flock is as dear to Him as the strongest.

What do you think? If a man has one hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine, go to the mountains, and seek that which has gone astray? If he finds it, most certainly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine which have not gone … More J. C. Ryle: The youngest, the weakest, the sickliest of His flock is as dear to Him as the strongest.

Being and Believing

John 10:25-28  but you do not believe because you are not part of my flock. 27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. John Piper, from a sermon, “Jesus Is Precious Because … More Being and Believing

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