Monday, April 10, 2017
‘I am the Good Shepherd…’
Elections remind us how much we long for a leader who will bring us justice and peace, protection and prosperity. However, on every occasion our aspirations are dashed as leaders reveal their flaws and failures and self-interest. No one proves to be the leader we long for.
There is one exception: Jesus, who said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep” (John 10:11).
We tend to view shepherds as romantic figures who spent most of their time cuddling lambs and roaming hillsides with faithful dogs. However, that is a false picture of a shepherd in Israel. They lived dangerous lives. Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 5:33 PM