The Divine Shepherd

I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them … and he shall be their shepherd. Ezekiel 34:23. Jesus found access to the minds of His hearers by the pathway of their familiar associations. He had likened the Spirit’s influence to the cool, refreshing water. He had represented Himself as the […]

A Connection With the Chief Shepherd

For we are laborers together with God. 1 Corinthians 3:9. A vital connection with the Chief Shepherd will make the under-shepherd a living representative of Christ, a light indeed to the world. An understanding of all points of our faith is essential, but it is of still greater importance that the minister be sanctified through […]

A Shepherd’s Crook for a Scepter

Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward. 1 Samuel 16:13. As the sons of Jesse passed before Samuel, he would have selected Eliab, who was of high stature, and dignified appearance, but the […]