Jesus, drawing on Old Testament imagery of sheep and a shepherd says that he is the door of the sheepfold by which God’s sheep enter. Further he calls himself the good shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep
Here is a link to the livestream video. Note that there are two parts due to some technical difficulties.:
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Dear heavenly Father,
We receive your Son Jesus as our Shepherd. We put our faith and total trust in him.
We believe that you sent him to lay down his life for us. We receive that eternal life offered by your grace. Let us never waver from that commitment. Let no one ever remove us from your hand.
In Christ, Amen.
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Looking at Ezekiel 34, Kenny reminds us that with Christ as our Shepherd, we area never alone. He also shows us some principles of leadership.
(Kenny Washington) Ezekiel 34.mp3
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Tagged Book of Ezekiel, David, ezekiel, Good Shepherd, Gospel of John, Jesus, Major Prophets, Old Testament, prophets, Psalms, Shepherds |
Isaiah 40 describes God’s vision of a restored relationship with his people. It also shows us at least nine things the Lord wants in a restored relationship with you.
Isaiah 40.pdf Isaiah 40.mp3
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