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The True Shepherd

This is a compilation of verses that I believe support God as a Shepherd to His people.

Genesis 48:15
“Then he blessed Joseph and said, “May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked faithfully, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day.”

Genesis 49:24
“But his bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed limber, because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel.”

Psalms 28:9
“Save your people and bless your inheritance; be their shepherd and carry them forever.”

Psalms 80:1
“For the director of music. To the tune of ‘The Lilies of the Covenant.’ Of Asaph. A psalm. Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who sit enthroned between the cherubim, shine forth.”

Ecclesiastes 12:11
“The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd.”

Isaiah 63:11
“Then his people recalled the days of old, the days of Moses and his people— where is he who brought them through the sea, with the shepherd of his flock? Where is he who set his Holy Spirit among them.”

Isaiah 31:4
“This is what the LORD says to me: ‘As a lion growls, a great lion over its prey— and though a whole band of shepherds is called together against it, it is not frightened by their shouts or disturbed by their clamor— so the LORD Almighty will come down to do battle on Mount Zion and on its heights.’”

Jeremiah 31:10
“Hear the word of the LORD, you nations; proclaim it in distant coastlands: ‘He who scattered Israel will gather them and will watch over his flock like a shepherd.’”

Jeremiah 43:12
“He will set fire to the temples of the gods of Egypt; he will burn their temples and take their gods captive. As a shepherd picks his garment clean of lice, so he will pick Egypt clean and depart.”

Micah 7:14
Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your inheritance, which lives by itself in a forest, in fertile pasturelands. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead as in days long ago.”

Zechariah 13:7
“Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, against the man who stands next to me,” declares the LORD of hosts. “Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered; I will turn my hand against the little ones.'”

Mark 14:26-27
And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. And Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away, for it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.

Hebrews 13:20
“Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep.”

Revelation 7:17
“For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”

Author: Wilf Scheuermann ©2024; Photo by Kristina Paul: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-shepherding-herd-on-sheep-18263988/

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