Lost Sheep

Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost - Luke 15:5 Christ Holding a lamb. When watching the The Chronological Gospel Movie about JESUS, I was struck by the story of the shepherd who went searching for his lost sheep.  He was an older man, probably in his fifties or sixties and fit.  He …

The Lord is my shepherd

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod …

The Goodness of the Lord

"Day after day announce the Lord has saved us! Tell every nation on earth, 'The Lord is wonderful and does marvelous things! The Lord is great and deserves our greatest praise! He is the only God worthy of our worship" - Psalm 96:2-4 "Shout praises to the Lord everyone on this earth. Be joyful and …

Our Shepherd

"For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I myself will search and find my sheep.  I will be like a shepherd looking for his scattered flock. I will find my sheep and rescue them from all the places to which they were scattered on that dark and cloudy day.  I will bring them back …

Angry With God

Don't you just love it when your child decides to have a temper tantrum when you're in the supermarket, a restaurant or anywhere in public?  Some of us feel embarrassed and mortified, especially when we get those "why can't she control her child?" looks.  We try to deal with the situation as best as we …

The Barbecue

"You're not his type." If that smile were meant to take the sting out of her words it didn’t work.  Kay was smarting from it.  “I don’t mean to upset you, Kay, but I thought I would warn you because I have seen the way you look at Quinn every time you see him.  I …

Compassion

Shortly after Jesus told the Pharisees that God desired mercy not sacrifice, He went into the synagogue.  There was a man with a withered hand.  Instead of being stirred with pity for him, the religious leaders asked Jesus, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” so that they could accuse Him.  Whenever they engaged in dialogue …

At the Mountain

Imagine standing at the foot of Mount Sinai and there were thunder and lightning and a thick cloud on the mountain and the sound of the trumpet fills the air.  In fact, the trumpet was so loud that that you tremble.  You come out of the camp to meet with God at the foot of …

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