The Shepherd Leads the Way

When he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. John 10:4. The Eastern shepherd does not drive his sheep. He depends not upon force or fear; but going before, he calls them. They know his voice, and obey the call. So does theContinue reading “The Shepherd Leads the Way”

The Shepherd Knows Every Sheep

Fear not; for I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. Isaiah 43:1. Of all creatures the sheep is one of the most timid and helpless, and in the East the shepherd’s care for his flock is untiring and incessant. Anciently as now there was little security outside of the walled towns. MaraudersContinue reading “The Shepherd Knows Every Sheep”