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Pastors; June 24, 2020


Jeremiah 3:15 Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. The Bible mentions bad shepherds and false prophets in quite a few places, so it is actually very comforting to … Continue reading

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Shepherding; December 5, 2017


Isaiah 40:11 He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young. The Bible gives us many word pictures of God, but … Continue reading

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July 29, 2014


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” Leadership is important. Human beings are social creatures, which is why the frequent Biblical metaphor of sheep is so appropriate. … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014


John 10:26-27 “But you do not believe because you are not my sheep. My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. Ah, the little matter, the huge issue, of who we belong to. This is … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013


Hosea 12:6 But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always. Again and again throughout the Bible God promises blessings of all sorts, and then makes it clear that those are contingent … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” There could hardly be a more challenging, or more encouraging, verse than this for a pastor today. We tend to … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013


Psalm 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. Every line of the 23rd Psalm is very familiar and very rich, to the point that it is difficult to choose just one verse from it to … Continue reading

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January 21, 2012


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” This verse should be a comfort for every member of the flock, but it calls for humility and dedication on … Continue reading

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