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  • On Shepherds

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 28, 2009

    ON SHEPHERDS "Let me tell you a bit about shepherds. They were the last people you’d expect God to take notice of. First of all, they were religious outcasts. According to Jewish religious law, these men were unclean. Their line of work prevented them from participating in the feasts and holy more

  • Shepherding In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2010

    Shepherding in Israel H.V. Morton gives an account of this sort of thing: "Early one morning I saw an extraordinary sight not far from Bethlehem. Two shepherds had evidently spent the night with their flocks in a cave. The sheep were all mixed together and the time had come for the shepherds to go more

  • On Shepherds  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 11, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    What do we know about the shepherd's life? It's a full time commitment. Sheep are helpless to defend themselves against attack from their natural enemies: lions, bears, wolves, hyenas and foxes which can come in both the day and night so there is never a moment a shepherd can relax. Sheep must be more

  • The Voice Of The Shepherd  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011
    based on 12 ratings

    THE VOICE OF THE SHEPHERD There once was a shepherd that lived in the Scottish highlands. This shepherd had a daughter and he would take her with him when he went out on the moors to take care of the sheep. The thing that the little girl liked best was to hear the call of shepherd. His voice more

  • Who Is The Shepherd?

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 6, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    WHO IS THE SHEPHERD? Keith Miller writes, "Years ago, when our daughters were very young, we'd drop them off at our church's children's chapel on Sundays before the eleven o'clock service. One Sunday, just as I was about to open the door to the small chapel, the minister came rushing up. He said more

  • Being A Shepherd

    Contributed by Dr. Nicholas M. Muteti on Jun 24, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    BEING A SHEPHERD My ancestors were farmers and shepherds. Their task was both varied and arduous, demanding and dangerous. Not only did they have to protect their sheep from dangers, sickness, and wild beasts, they also had to be constantly on the search for good pastures and sufficient water. I more

  • The Shepherd's Blood

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    THE SHEPHERD'S BLOOD In 1972, a shepherd had brought his sheep into a walled-off, enclosed area for the night, and he had just gone to sleep when he heard a commotion. He quickly rushed over to where the sound was coming from and to his horror he discovered that a wolf was in the process of more

  • The Shepherd's Voice

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 10, 2012

    THE SHEPHERD'S VOICE If you know and follow Jesus as Shepherd you will be able to flee from untruth and ungodly belief systems. D.L. Moody told the following: A friend, who was traveling in the East, heard that there was a shepherd who still kept up the custom of calling his sheep by name. more

  • Guarded By The Shepherd  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    GUARDED BY THE SHEPHERD Charles Spurgeon says this about the Great Shepherd: What is there in you, dear friend, more than there is in any other professor, why you should not prove an apostate after all? What is there about me that I should stand where so many others have fallen? There is more

  • Some Years Ago At A Drawing-Room Function, One Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    Some years ago at a drawing-room function, one of England’s leading actors was asked to recite for the pleasure of his fellow guests. He consented and asked if there was anything special that his audience would like to hear. After a moment’s pause, an old clergyman present said: "Could you, sir, more

  • Sheep Know Shepherd's ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2009

    Sheep Know Shepherd’s Voice The contrast with the shepherd is even greater for the shepherd knows each sheep by name and his sheep follow his voice alone. Lloyd Ogilvie, the former Chaplain of the Senate and Pastor of Hollywood Presbyterian Church tells of being in the Middle East and watching a more

  • The "Broken" Sheepdog And The Shepherd  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    THE "BROKEN" SHEEPDOG AND THE SHEPHERD Philip Keller tells a story in his book, Lessons from a Sheep Dog, about how a bedraggled collie named Lassie came into his possession. One day he happened to notice an ad in the paper that simply said: "Border collie to good owner. Currently uncontrollable more

  • Shepherds: The Lower Class

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Oct 17, 2011

    SHEPHERDS: THE LOWER CLASS For many years I drove truck, hauling produce from California to Canada. I would often cut across the back roads of Idaho instead of staying on the busy interstate. The area I would travel trough on the back roads would take me through deserts and volcanoes, but it more

  • Someone The Shepherd Brought Home  PRO

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 22, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Someone the Shepherd Brought Home Carl Ketcherside served with and was instrumental in a strict branch of the Restoration Movement. However, the Lord made a lot of changes in his life. In his later years he moved to St. Louis and ministered among the down and out. At this time, Ketcherside more

  • Jesus Is Like The Shepherds In The Following And ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Jesus is like the shepherds in the following and we must be like those sheep. Bob Crabtree, AG Superintendent of Ohio, tells while in the USSR, he saw two shepherds come together in the middle of the road. They had 300 sheep all become one group. He had to wait as the shepherds talked. Finally, more

  • Sheep Wander, Shepherds Seek

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Sheep Wander, Shepherds Seek My friend, Rev. Tom Goode sent me a quote by Margaret Guenther: To be fully known is not possible in our human relationships, but it is the foundation of our relationship with Christ. To be known, fully known, is both painful and profoundly comforting. We accept the more

  • The Shepherd In His Search For The Sheep, And ...

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Jul 27, 2007

    “The shepherd in his search for the sheep, and the woman in her search for the coin do not do anything out of the ordinary beyond what anyone in their place would do. But the actions the father takes in the third story are unique, marvelous, divine actions which have not been more

  • A Shepherd Vs. A Fisherman

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Sep 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A SHEPHERD VS. A FISHERMAN A shepherd is usually given an existing flock and maintains that flock in good fashion. A fisherman, by nature, is more aggressive more

  • Moses Was Old And Shepherd Of Sheep On The ...

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Sep 25, 2006

    Moses was old and shepherd of sheep on the backside of the desert. He failed at age 40 with his talent, rank and money to deliver his people. He tried to do it in his own strength. How God moves in at age 80 in to his life, not in the palace but in a humble job. God does more

  • There Is An Ancient Scottish Legend - A Shepherd ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 55 ratings

    There is an ancient Scottish legend - a shepherd boy tending a small flock of sheep on the side of a mountain. One day as he cared for his sheep he saw at his feet a beautiful flower -- one that was more beautiful than any he had ever seen in his life. He knelt down upon his knees and scooped the more