Lost Sheep – Matthew 10:5-6

“These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, ‘Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans, but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.’” Matthew 10:5-6 Such intentionality is seen here—the Father’s heart, displayed through Jesus the Son who does the Father’s will, to gather His lost sheep […]

Only Goodness – Psalm 23:6

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:6 There are footnotes in my Bible that include an alternate translation for the beginning of this verse: “Only goodness and steadfast love.” Does this not settle the heart from […]

Our Shepherd – Psalm 95:7

“For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.” Psalm 95:7 I find myself reflecting this morning on God as our Shepherd. He leads us, provides for us, protects us, defends us, watches over us always, strengthens us with His hand and binds up our […]