The Sheep and Their Shepherd

January 15, 2018

The Sheep and Their Shepherd   "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me."—John 10:27        Christians are here compared to sheep. Not a very flattering comparison you may say; but then we do not wish to be flattered, nor would our Lord deem it good to flatter us, While far from …


Our Own Dear Shepherd

January 3, 1886

Our Own Dear Shepherd   “I am the good Shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.”— John x. 14, 15.   As the passage stands in the Authorized Version, it reads like a number of short …


Our Great Shepherd Finding the Sheep

March 25, 1883

Our Great Shepherd Finding the Sheep   “Until he find it. . . . And when he hath found it. . . . And when he cometh home.”— Luke xv. 4, 5, 6.   THE love of Jesus, the Great Shepherd, is very practical and active. There is a sheep lost, and the Lord regrets it; but his love …


The Lambs and Their Shepherd

November 15, 1863

The Lambs and Their Shepherd   "He shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom."—Isaiah 40:11        The people of God are most fitly compared to sheep. The excellencies of their moral and spiritual character furnish one side of the picture, for like sheep they are gentle in their lives, and are …