Sheepy Wolves

“Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves.” Matthew 7:15, NLT The old King James Version says, “which come to you in sheep’s clothing.”  There is something to be said about both translations. Being aware.  Jesus commands this awareness, this discernment that our world is a dangerous place and darkContinue reading “Sheepy Wolves”

The Lord Is Our Shepherd

This is what is called a “found poem,” which means that every line of the poem was found in some other writing. In this case, all of  the lines of this poem are found in the Bible, from the Old Testament prophets, the words of Jesus, and all the way through Revelation. The lines ofContinue reading “The Lord Is Our Shepherd”

The One Percent Solution

“If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?  And when he has found it, he will joyfully carry it home on his shoulders.”Continue reading “The One Percent Solution”

Just Like Jesus

“I am not praying just for these followers. I am also praying for everyone else who will have faith because of what my followers will say about me.”  John 17:2o Here is where we watch Jesus weave an intercessory web of prayer for His followers.  This is significant in three ways. First, He bestows on intercessoryContinue reading “Just Like Jesus”